Category Archives: Max Weiss

معراج الموت لممدوح عزام / Ascension to Death by Mamdouh Azzam

In November we’re reading معراج الموت لممدوح عزام / Ascension to Death by Syrian author Mamdouh Azzam, the third book in And Other Stories’ Arabic Reading Group. From And Other Stories: “Ascension to Death (Dar al-Mada lil Thaqafa wal-Nashr, 2003) is set in a village … Continue reading

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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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