Topic: Arabic literature

Empty aisles and stands at the Cairo International Book Fair 2014 (photo: Amira El Ahl)

Cairo International Book Fair 2014

Reader, where art thou?

Raja Alem (photo: Unionsverlag)

Interview with Saudi Arabian writer Raja Alem

"When I write I am free, like flying in my dreams"

Mahmud Darwish (photo: AP)

Recreating Palestine in Literature

A Nation Crafted From Words

Translations of Classical Islamic Literature

From the Emotional Orient to the Distortion of Islam

Safaa Abdelmenem (photo: Safaa Abdelmenem)

The Egyptian Author Safaa Abdelmenem

"The Characters in My Novels Talk in Dialect"

The Algerian Novelist Yasmina Khadra (photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Interview with the Algerian Novelist Yasmina Khadra

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"There Is a Life after Defeat"

German Bookshop Lehnert & Landrock

The Dangerous Job of Selling Books in Cairo

A reading in Cairo, Egypt (photo: Nael El Toukhy/DW)

Egyptian Literature

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New Departures, New Visions

Khaled Alkhamissi (photo: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Egyptian Writer Khaled Alkhamissi

''We Are Living in a Vibrant Social Era in Egypt''

Rosa Yassin Hassan (photo: DW)

Interview with the Syrian Writer Rosa Yassin Hassan

Touched by Magic

Nihad Sirees at the Abu Dhabi Book Fair 2013 (courtesy: Abu Dhabi Book Fair)

Interview with Syrian Writer Nihad Sirees

On Literature's Honest Surrender

Meriam Bousselmi (photo: Globalize Cologne)

Interview with the Tunisian Theatre Director Meriam Bousselmi

Fear of Religious Fanatics

A man wearing a gas mask and a boy run away from a combat zone in Aleppo, Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Essay by the Syrian Writer Fawwaz Haddad

Children of a Divided Nation

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