is a Tunisian writer and translator, the author of many poetry collections and novels, among them the prize-winning The Time for Elves” and Sun Tiles. In his book of literary criticism, The Alphabet of Stone, Yousfi proposes an original interpretation of the texts concerning the Palestinian Intifada. He is also the translator of writers such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Octavio Paz, Alejo Carpentier, and Georges Bataille.

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