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His controversial novel Qawarib Jabailyyah (Mountainous Boats) was reviewed in Banipal 19.
Banipal's issue on Yemeni contemporary Literature featured a chapter from Wagdi's novel A Land without Jasmine, translated by William M Hutchins. The whole book is now being published by Garnet Publishing in late 2012. For more information about this book from Garnet, click here.
Banipal No 49 A Cornucopia of Short Stories
Banipal No 36 Literature in Yemen Today
Shortlist for the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced[read more]
Upcoming Banipal book club meetings[read more]
Announcement of 2014 Winner of Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation[read more]
Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces 'Arabic Culture in other Languages' 2015 longlist[read more]
IPAF 2015 Longlist has been announced![read more]
The first ever BALMAL Open Evening was very successful: overflowing with visitors and animated conversation![read more]
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