Topic: Translation

Lebanese author Emily Nasrallah (photo: private)

The 2017 Goethe Medals

Lebanese author Emily Nasrallah wins award: "Language is key"

Cartoon of a niqab-wearing woman (source: Facebook)

Niqab-wearing novelists in Egypt

Your philosophy, my religion

Syrian writer and poet Ra′id Wahsh (photo: Salama Abdo)

Syrian author and poet Ra′id Wahsh

Who ate the sky?

Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz (11 December 19011 - 30 August 2006)

Remembering Naguib Mahfouz

″A wave of light on an infinite ocean of darkness″

Historical portrait of Ibn Arabi (photo: Arab48)

The poems of Ibn Arabi

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Interpreting desire

Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem (photo: private)

Interview with the Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem

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Traces of the unknown

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

Book review: Muhammad Zafzaf′s ″Elusive Fox″

One rule for them

Friedrich Ruckert (1788-1866) (photo: Suddeutsche Zeitung)

150th anniversary of Friedrich Ruckert′s death

Forget Goethe, read Ruckert

Symbolic image of Arabic books (photo: Loay Mudhoon)

Arabic literature as a cultural asset

Uncharted waters

The Sudanese writer Amir Tag Elsir (source: Twitter)

Book review: ″Telepathy″ by Amir Tag Elsir

An author and his doubles

Litrix.de Panel: Rania Zaghir und Amira El-Ahl, vlnr (Foto: Goethe-Institut/Mirko Lux)

The Arab world

(Not) an unlimited book market?

"Share Me" by Homa Arkani (source: DW)

Book review: "Always Coca-Cola" by Alexandra Chreiteh

The agony and the allure

Rafik Schami during a reading at lit.cologne 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Horst Galuschka)

Profile: the Syrian–German author Rafik Schami

An exile in his homeland

Kamel Daoud (photo: Getty Images/B. Langlois)

Book review: Kamel Daoud's "The Meursault Investigation"

To kill an Arab

Amal Ibrahim al-Nusairi and Samarkand al-Jabiri at the Leipzig Book Fair 2015 (photo: Deutschlandradio/Christian Kruppa)

Women writers in Iraq

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Writing to stay alive

Sherif Bakr, initiator of the "Cairo Calling" programme, during a tour of the 2015 Cairo International Book Fair (photo: Amira El Ahl)

Cairo International Book Fair 2015

Navigating the jungle

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