Topic: Translation

Sherko Fatah (photo: picture-alliance/ZB)

Book review: "The Last Place" by Sherko Fatah

A book about intercultural misunderstandings

Hartmut Faehndrich (photo: Ruth Renée Reif)

Interview with literary translator Hartmut Faehndrich

"What I don't see is an on-going interest in Arabic literature"

Mohamed Choukri in Casablanca on 5 November 2000 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Tenth anniversary of the death of Mohamed Choukri

The "White Nightingale" of Tangier

Translations of Classical Islamic Literature

From the Emotional Orient to the Distortion of Islam

Jurji Zaidan (photo/image: Zaidanfoundation.org)

Jurji Zaidan's Arabic Historical Novels

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Educating and Entertaining the Public

Lina al-Abed (photo: Irmgard Berner)

Interview with Filmmaker Lina al-Abed

''I Believe in the Syrian People''

Youssef Ziedan (photo: Susanne Schande)

Interview with Youssef Ziedan

Revolution Means Breaking with Authority

The old quarter of Fez (photo: Wikipedia/cc-by-sa-2.0-de)

Abdellah Taïa's Novel ''The Day of the King''

The Bitter Taste of Injustice

Etel Adnan (photo: Norma Cole)

Interview with Etel Adnan

''I React to What is Happening in the World''

Elias Khoury (photo: dpa)

Elias Khoury's Novel ''Yalo''

The Word and the War

Mansoura ez-Eldin (photo: © Mansoura ez-Eldin)

Mansoura ez-Eldin's ''Beyond Paradise''

Dark Family Secrets on the Nile

Fuad Rifka (photo: dpa)

Obituary for Fuad Rifka

The Advocate of Lyrical Attentiveness

Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasiti, the 7th Maqāma of Maqamat al-Harīrī dating from the mid-10th century, with a 13th century illustration

Rethinking World Literature

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The Arabic Novel in Non-Western Eyes