Topic: Literature

Youssef Rakha, Egyptian author, essayist and journalist (photo: Susanne Schanda)

Interview with the Egyptian author Youssef Rakha

"Taken together, these things would make up home..."

Italian author Giuseppe Catozzella (photo: private)

Book review: Giuseppe Catozzella’s ″Don′t tell me you′re afraid″

The flame of Olympia

Pakistani crime writer Omar Shahid Hamid (YouTube screenshot)

Pakistani crime writer Omar Shahid Hamid

A nexus of crime

Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem (photo: private)

Interview with the Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem

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Traces of the unknown

Lebanese novelist and critic Elias Khoury (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Novelist and critic Elias Khoury

The nightmare of reality

Portrait of the Moroccan author Muhammad Zafzaf (source: unknown)

Book review: Muhammad Zafzaf′s ″Elusive Fox″

One rule for them

Arabian stories

Palestinian-Israeli author Sayed Kashua (photo: picture-alliance/Leemage)

Sayed Kashua′s ″Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life″

His family′s grace

Author Shumona Sinha, winner of the International Literature Prize (photo: DW/S. Peschel)

Interview with French-Indian author Shumona Sinha

″Looking for the truth″

Bachtyar Ali (photo: YouTube)

Book review: Bachtyar Ali′s ″Der letzte Granatapfel″

Buried treasure

Cover of Fadi Zaghmout's "Bride of Amman" (published by Signal 8 Press)

Ibn Rushd lecture: "The Bride of Amman"

Indonesian novelist Eka Kurniawan (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Goh Chai Hin)

Book review: Eka Kurniawan′s ″Beauty is a wound″

A hidden literary gem

Palestinian poet and aid worker Jehan Bseiso (photo: private)

PalFest 2016: Interview with Palestinian poet Jehan Bseiso

Breaking the cultural siege on Palestine

Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/E. Laurent)

Boualem Sansal′s novel ″2084: The End of the World″

Tyranny of sorts

American writer Ali Eteraz (photo: Charles Mujie)

Book review: Ali Eteraz′ ″Native Believer″

Digging the dirt

Navid Kermani (photo: picture alliance/Sven Simon)

Interview with Navid Kermani

Solidarity, liberty, openness

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