TOPIC literature in translation
‘Nothing moved but the mirage’: Movement and its absence in Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail
Sara Elkamel | The novel is a contender for the 2020 National Book Awards
Detox | Translating Baldwin, translating ‘magic’
Yasmine Zohdi | There’s no harm in a new translation especially as it’s been a lifetime since the last was published
In Other Words | Two O’Clock on a Tuesday Afternoon by Muhammad El-Hajj
Muhammad El-Hajj | They needed a revolution to come together, and without its triumph their love, too, stood no chance
Detox | How language confounds
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Detox: A decade ends
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In Other Words | The Commandments by Adel Esmat
Adel Esmat | The Commandments was shortlisted for the 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction this year
Detox: Flights and stories of love, loss and resilience
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Detox: Room at Region “X” and music from the world of Samir Seif
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In Other Words | Prizes for Heroes by Ahmed Awny
Ahmed Awny | I was afraid of the nostalgia I might feel as I walked into Tahrir Square.
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