In the most recent Qantara, journalist Fakhri Saleh gives the landscape of Saudi literature, arguing that its recent blossoming can be attributed to 9/11. In any case, names you should know:Continue Reading

Wolves of the Crescent Moon. By Yousef Al-Mohaimeed, trans. Anthony Calderbank. AUC Press: Cairo, 2007. 124 pages. An opinion piece by Mahmoud Habboush in The National this week asserts that the problem with Arabic is that the language hasn’t experienced its Picasso or its (Daniel) Webster. Habboush asserts: Centuries ofContinue Reading