Topic: Literature

Interview with Israeli author Etgar Keret

Why the world is under threat

Syrian author Dima Wannous (photo: picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress/O. Kern)

Syrian literature in times of turmoil

An author on standby

The brothers August Wilhelm Schlegel (left) and Karl Wihelm Friedrich Schlegel (source: Wikipedia)

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich and August Wilhelm Schlegel

The Orient – so near and yet so far

Award-winning journalist Patrick Cockburn (photo: Martin Hunter)

Non-fiction: ″The Age of Jihad ″ by Patrick Cockburn

A catalogue of blunders

Arab tourists in Baku, Azerbaijan (photo: azvision.az)

Azerbaijan′s enlightenment

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A nation at odds with itself

Moroccan author Mahi Binebine (source: YouTube)

Book review: Mahi Binebine′s ″Le Seigneur vous le rendra″

Hoping for a better life

Graphic and installation artist Ozge Samanci (photo: Hartwig Klappert)

Interview with Turkish artist Ozge Samanci

″Pressure on artists in Turkey is increasing″

Kahel Kaschmiri rehearses his poems (photo: Stefan Rottkay/The PoetryProject)

Poems by young refugees

Holding back the tears

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″

Italian author Giuseppe Catozzella (photo: private)

Book review: Giuseppe Catozzella’s ″Don′t tell me you′re afraid″

The flame of Olympia

Pakistani crime writer Omar Shahid Hamid (YouTube screenshot)

Pakistani crime writer Omar Shahid Hamid

A nexus of crime

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