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Othman Tazghart
The journalist-turned-novelist who debunks official representations of history never tires in his task of promoting commonality, dialogue,...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
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Muhammad al-Khodayri
When the award-winning and openly gay young Moroccan novelist Abdellah Taia was invited to a university in his home country to speak about his latest...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
While science fiction as a genre might be floundering in the Arab world, American authors have incorporated themes of Islam to mixed results
Sunday, June 3, 2012
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Jamal Jubran
Moments before the arrival of the soldiers of Imam Yahya Bin Hamidaddin, ruler of Yemen (1869-1948), eight-year-old Zayd Mutee Dammaj managed to hide...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
A young female Saudi writer sued a prominent cleric for stealing her work and won, despite a campaign of defamation against her. Saudi female author...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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Muhammad Shoair
It was the year of free thinking. Imagination without bounds in the face of authorities that have almost no imagination. In past years, we would...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
Damascus - For some four decades, Maysaloun bookstore in the heart of Damascus was one of the city’s most important sources for publications on...
Thursday, December 15, 2011
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Hussein Bin Hamza
Lebanese author Hanan al-Shaykh liberated herself from male domination at an early age, allowing her to produce a number of controversial novels that...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Mohammad Khawly
After attempting to assassinate the Egyptian Nobel Laureate in 1994, Egypt’s Salafis have revived their attack on the world-renowned novelist Naguib...
Monday, December 12, 2011
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