Monthly Archives: June 2013

الصمت والصخب لنهاد سيريس / The Silence and the Roar by Nihad Sirees

For July we’re reading الصمت والصخب لنهاد سيريس / The Silence and the Roar by Syrian author Nihad Sirees. The English translation is by Max Weiss, and won a 2013 English PEN Award. A brief summary of the book from the … Continue reading

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Our first podcast is live :: Humphrey Davies on Mourid Barghouti’s ‘I Was Born There, I Was Born Here’

You can now listen to our first podcast – a recording of our discussion of Mourid Barghouti’s ‘I Was Born There, I Was Born Here’ with its translator, Humphrey Davies. Davies was named runner-up for the 2012 Banipal Prize for … Continue reading

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