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The 9th International Berlin Literature Festival kicks off on 9th September and continues until 19 September at a number of venues around the city. The Focus this year is the Arab World with 38 invited authors from all over the Arab world – for full list click here
In addition, Margaret Obank will be speaking about Banipal’s work at a panel entitled Reflections: What to read? – Ways to procure literature on Saurday, 12 September at 13:00, at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele (Main Venue of the Festival), Upper Foyer.
Also on 12 September at 13:00, Samuel Shimon will be taking part in a panel entitled: Reflections: Iraqi Literature and Exile, at the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, with fellow Iraqi authors with Ali Bader, Jabbar Yassin Hussein and Abbas Khider
For German, click here
For English, click here
For the full programme of the Focus Arab World, and to buy a ticket for any event, click here
For the Focus Arab World programme in Arabic, click here
For more information on the Literatures of the World section of the Festival, click here