Banipal 59, The Longlist

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CONTENTS BANIPAL 59 (Summer 2017)

Cover Photograph of Space Mohammed Kacimi, Harhoura, Morocco, by Samuel Shimon

Denys Johnson-Davies. Photo by Paola Crociani

 

Denys Johnson-Davies (1922-2017)

 

 

EDITORIAL


Habib Selmi: Chapters from the novel Goat Mountain, translated by Charis Olszok

 

LITERARY INFLUENCES

Amir Tag Elsir: “I pawned my Rolex to publish my first book”, translated by Julia Ihnatowicz

 

Spanish poet Angel GuindaGUEST POET: ANGEL GUINDA

Trinidad Ruiz Marcellan: The Poetry of Angel Guinda

Angel Guinda: Selected Poems

Translated from the Spanish by Peter Bush

 

THE LONGLIST

Yassin Adnan: Chapters from Hot Maroc, translated by Raphael Cohen

Ibrahim Farghali: Chapters from The Temple of Silken Fingertips, translated by Julia Ihnatowicz

Renée Hayek: Excerpt from The Year of the Radio, translated by Ghenwa Hayek

Zuheir Al-Hiti: Excerpt from Days of Dust, translated by Samira Kawar

Abdelkarim Jouaiti: Chapters from The Moroccans, translated by Mbarek Sryfi

Sultan Al Ameemi: Chapters from One Room is Not Enough, translated by John Peate

Laila al-Atrash: Excerpt from Hymns of Temptation, translated by Nancy Roberts

Sinan Antoon: Excerpts from Catalogue/Index, translated by Jonathan Wright

 

Pages from Arabic Literature in RussiaARABIC LITERATURE IN RUSSIA

Viktoria Zarytovskaya: From the beginnings to present day, translated by Benjamin Koerber

 

Mohammed Hasan Alwan with his winning novel Mawt Saghir (A Small Death)INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARABIC FICTION – THE TENTH AWARD

Mohammed Hasan Alwan wins 2017 IPAF

Valentina Viene interviews the tenth winner of the prize

 

 

BOOK REVIEWS

The President's Gardens by Muhsin al-RamliBecki Maddock: The President’s Gardens by Muhsin al-Ramli

Susannah Tarbush: Two memoirs by Ibtisam Barakat – Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood and Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine

Laura Ferreri: Update on Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge by Ezzedine C Fishere

 

BOOKS IN BRIEF

Including

BOOK LAUNCH

Kawoosh: Women of Turquoise

Sattar Kawoosh at his Alef Bookstore book launch

 

EVENTS

NEW YORK, April: Columbia University Conference on “Adab as an Interdisciplinary Pursuit”
Report by Ben Koerber

ABU DHABI, April: Banipal marks 20 years of publishing at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

LONDON, June: Literary Awards in the Arab World, panel discussion at Waterstones Piccadilly

 

BANIPAL PHOTO ALBUM 

A new magazine section featuring authors, publishers and translators

 

 

The translators of the issue are:
Raphael Cohen, Paul Starkey, Jonathan Wright, Charis Olszok, John PeateNancy Roberts, Mbarek Sryfi, Ghenwa Hayek, Julia Ihnatowicz, Peter Bush, Ben Koerber and Samira Kawar

For information about all contributors to Banipal's issues – authors, writers, reviewers, illustrators, artists, and of course, all translators – check out their individual webpage at http://www.banipal.co.uk/contributors/


Banipal No. 59
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Habib Selmi


Amir Tag Elsir


Angel Guinda


Yassin Adnan


Ibrahim Farghali


Abdelkarim Jouiti


Laila al-Atrash


Viktoria Zarytovskaya


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