Topic: Arabic Literature

ALN soldiers in 1960 (photo: dpa)

Literature and Collective Trauma in Algeria

Moving Beyond the Examination of History

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''

Salwa al-Neimi (photo: T. Langro)

Sexuality in Contemporary Arab Women's Literature

Of Personal Experience and Artistic Freedom

Elias Khoury (photo: dpa)

Elias Khoury's Novel ''Yalo''

The Word and the War

Syrian author Samar Yazbek (photo: Susanne Schanda)

Interview with Samar Yazbek

Conveying the Suffering of the Syrian People

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

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

Dark Family Secrets on the Nile

Protest on Tahrir Square (photo: AP, dapd)

Alaa al-Aswani's "On the State of Egypt"

''Democracy Is the Solution''

Demonstrator on Tahrir Square after Mubarak's ouster (photo: AP)

Literature and the Arab Spring

An Uprising of Words

Mohammed Bachbachi, owner of the Sabha bookshop (photo: Roas Mendes)

The Sabha Bookshop in Tripoli

Filling the Intellectual Void

Alaa Al Aswany (photo: dpa)

Interview with Alaa Al Aswany

''We're Still at the Beginning''

The Egyptian publisher Mohammed Hashim (photo: picture alliance)

PEN Award for the Egyptian Publisher Mohammed Hashim

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A Father of the Revolution

Mutanabbi Street Baghdad (photo: Munaf al-Saidy)

The Cultural Scene in Iraq

Returning to Something Like Normality

the Saudi-Arabian Writer Raja Alem

Interview with the Saudi-Arabian Writer Raja Alem

Elegy for a Lost Era

Abbas Khider (photo: Jacob Steden)

The German Iraqi Writer Abbas Khider

Writing More Beautifully than God

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