Topic: Arabic literature

An Arab guest visits a stand during the Frankfurt Book Fair (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Culture and education in the Islamic world

The lonely Arab crowd

The German writer and Nobel laureate Gunter Grass (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Gambarini)

Yemen: freedom of expression

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The intervention of a Nobel Laureate

Northern bald ibis in migration (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Unsold)

Book review: ″The New Waw: Saharan Oasis″ by Ibrahim al-Koni

Cultivating the strange

French and Arabic versions of the novel ″Hurma″ by the Yemeni author Ali al-Muqri

Interview with the Yemeni author Ali al-Muqri

″Sex is the origin of all life″

Syrian author Rosa Yassin Hassan (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Trauma in contemporary Arab literature

Translating oblivion

Abdellah Taia (photo: Hakan Lindquist)

Moroccan writer Abdellah Taia

Disenchantment and a hint of nostalgia

Martyrs Square, Beirut ca. 1958 (photo: Getty Images/Three Lions)

Book review ″Beirut Noir″

Chronicling life in the corrupt city

The Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi (photo: J. L. Cereijdo/AP)

Obituary: Fatima Mernissi

Icon of Arab feminism

Susan Abulhawa (photo: Chase Burkett)

"The Blue Between Sky and Water" by Susan Abulhawa

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Love and suffering in Gaza

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

The Arab world

(Not) an unlimited book market?

The Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/G. Cohen Magen)

Mahmoud Darwish

Building bridges with Arabic poetry

Calligraphy at the Alhambra, Granada (photo: picture-alliance/akg-images)

Spain and Ibn Arabi′s heritage

The great master of Murcia

Lebanese author Elias Khoury (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/B. Hussein)

Book review: ″The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol″ by Elias Khoury

A dizzying sense of displacement

Map of North Africa (photo: fotolia)

Arabic Europe

The writers fated to "represent"

The Egyptian novelist Alaa Al Aswany in front of his home in 6th of October City near Cairo (photo: Arian Fariborz)

Alaa Al Aswany′s novel ″The Automobile Club of Egypt″

Microcosm of tyranny

The Syrian philosopher Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (photo: DW/Khaled Salameh)

Portrait of the Syrian intellectual Sadiq al-Azm

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Critical philosopher and political activist

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