Monthly Archives: October 2010

الباذنجانة الزرقاء، ميرال الطحاوي / Blue Aubergine by Miral al-Tahawy

In November we’re reading الباذنجانة الزرقاء، ميرال الطحاوي / Blue Aubergine by Egyptian author Miral al-Tahawy, translated by Anthony Calderbank. A summary of the book from AUC Press: “Blue Aubergine tells the story of a young Egyptian woman, born in 1967, … Continue reading

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رجال تحت الشمس، غسان كنفاتي / Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories by Ghassan Kanafani

For November we’re reading رجال تحت الشمس، غسان كنفاتي / Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories by Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani, translated by Hilary Kilpatrick. A brief summary of the book from Read Kutub: “Ghassan Kanafani’s short stories Men … Continue reading

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