Topic: Arabic literature

Algerian author Yasmina Khadra, otherwise known as Mohammed Mousselehoul (photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Book review: Yasmina Khadra′s ″The Angels Die″

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A quixotic narrative

(photo: National Museum of New Delhi)

The surprising intersection of Islam and SciFi

Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz (11 December 19011 - 30 August 2006) Photo: Barry Iverson

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

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

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Online magazine Jadaliyya

Egyptians queuing up to vote (photo: Nasser Nasser/AP/dapd)

Book review: Basma Abdel Aziz′s ″The Queue″

Disturbingly prescient

Moroccan author Youssef Fadel (photo: private)

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

Behind the prison wall

Symbolic image of Arabic books (photo: Loay Mudhoon)

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

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

Ali Bader and ″Al-Kafira″

When Fatima became Sophie

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