Syrian novelist Samar Yazbek and translator Leri Price have made the diverse and star-studded 14-book longlist for this year’s Warwick Prize for Women in Translation.
Join MENAWAPoco’s April 2022 virtual book discussion, of Samar Yazbek’s ‘Planet of Clay’ (tr. Leri Price) at 5pm UK time.
“So when I wrote this novel it was like Odysseus returning to Ithaca. Yes, through writing the novel I returned to myself, and I think I am better as a result.”
Join the 2021 National Book Award Finalists Reading with Samar Yazbek and Leri Price (“Planet of Clay”).
Author Samar Yazbek and translator Leri Price have made the five-book shortlist of the 2021 National Book Award in the “Translated Literature” category.
Author Samar Yazbek and translator Leri Price have been longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award in the “Translated Literature” category.
Leading Syrian author Samar Yazbek joins the Edinburgh International Book Festival live from France to discuss the vital role of the imagination in the struggle for survival.
The book is scheduled for English publication in Fall 2021.
Yazbek’s La Marcheuse follows Rima, a girl from Damascus who cannot stop walking.