Topic: Literature

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

Moroccan author Youssef Fadel (photo: private)

Book review: Youssef Fadel′s ″A Rare Blue Bird Flies With Me″

Behind the prison wall

Arabic books (source: Wikimedia)

Arabic literature as a cultural asset

Uncharted waters

Photo of the author Evelyn Waugh, 1940 (source: Carl Van Vechten Photographs Collection, Library of Congress, USA)

Evelyn Waugh′s ″Labels: A Mediterranean Journal″

Egypt revisited

Author Rasha Khayat (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Book review: Rasha Khayat′s ″Weil wir langst woanders sind″

A life in limbo

Iraqi author Ali Bader at The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Ali Bader and ″Al-Kafira″

When Fatima became Sophie

Illustration from Kirsten Boie′s ″Bestimmt wird alles gut″ (photo: Jan Birck, Klett Kinderbuch)

Picture books explore the fate of refugees

A gentle yet honest approach

American-French writer and journalist Jonathan Littell (photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-fiction: ″Syrian Notebooks: Inside the Homs Uprising″ by Jonathan Littell

Transcribing the horror

 Der marokkanische Schriftsteller Mahi Binebine; Foto: imago/El Mundo

Interview with the Moroccan writer Mahi Binebine

Forging a future

Egyptian poet Iman Mersal (photo: Imago/gezett)

Interview with the Egyptian poet Iman Mersal

Crossing a universal threshold

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