"It might come as a surprise to you to know that I am writing historical essays on the origins of Yemenis."
"The president, who had submitted his resignation, had gone off to the Canary Islands to spend his retirement there, wishing the Yemeni people all the best of luck."
"The novel has an open end and complex allusions, which in my opinion gives more freedom to the dramaturge when writing the script."
Publishing Perspectives had a piece yesterday about the "Arabic Booker's" first nadwa (held last November), and the fiction anthology it has spawned: Emerging Arab Voices: Nadwa 1.
I’m behind the times! The EURAMAL (European Association for Modern Arabic Literature) conference took place more than a week ago, and I have yet said absolutely nothing about it. Thanks to Paola at "Invisible Arabs" for waking me from my slumber. This go-round, the conference focused on "Desire, Pleasure and the Taboo." While the mention … Continue reading EURAMAL Examines ‘Desire, Pleasure and Taboo’ in Arabic Lit