Topic: Book Reviews

Cover of the book Alev Cukurkavakli by Sabahattin Ali

Sabahattin Ali's novel "Yusuf"

A modern-day Odysseus

Jubilant mujahideen on a captured Russian armoured personnel carrier during the war between Afghanistan and the USSR (photo: Getty Images)

Book review: Fadia Faqir's "Willow Trees Don't Weep"

Abandoned for the sake of jihad

Shereen El Feki (photo: Kristof Arasim)

Shereen El Feki's ''Sex and the Citadel''

Exploring a Sexual Minefield

Elias Khoury (photo: dpa)

Elias Khoury's Novel ''Yalo''

The Word and the War