Selections

Selections of poems and fiction, sampling the richness and variety of the hundreds of authors in the issues. Plus a chance to hear and see a few of the authors in performance.


Selected Issue: Banipal 73, Fiction Past and Present

FICTION


Dima al-Choukr (Alchukr)

Excerpts from the novel Ayna Ismi? (Where's My Name?) translated by Jonathan Wright

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FICTION


Emile Habiby

Introduction by translator Graham Liddell and the 6th story from Sextet of the Six-Day. War

Banipal 73 presents two stories, translated and introduced by Graham LIddell, from Emile Habiby's short fiction Sextet of the Six-Day War, with the stories set in the aftermath of the 1967 war that ended with the Naksa, or Setback, when Israel captured Palestinian, Syrian, and Egyptian territory.

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FICTION


Mohamed Choukri

One of Three Short Stories – News about Death and the Deceased

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