Forthcoming Events

Banipal is keen to promote live literature events that include Arab authors. Check out this section for news of events that Banipal is organising or is involved in. For a photo report of a recent event, click here.


31 August 2022
6.30pm-8.00pm (London time)
Next Book Club on Zoom (August – no book club in July)

Hot Maroc by Yassin Adnan, translated by Alexander Elinson


With an infectious blend of humor, satire, and biting social commentary, Yassin Adnan gives readers a portrait of contemporary Morocco — and the city of Marrakech — told through the eyes of the hapless Rahhal Laâouina, a.k.a. the Squirrel.

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