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 70, Mahmoud Shukair, Writing Jerusalem

FICTION


Mahmoud Shukair

An excerpt from the novel Shadows of the Family, translated by Karen McNeil and Miled Faiza

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INTERVIEWS


Alawiya Sobh

speaks to Katia al-Tawil about her new novel and exposing religious fundamentalism in the Arab world

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OTHER SELECTIONS


Fakhri Saleh

On the Literary Achievement of Mahmoud Shukair

Literary critic Fakhri Saleh, in this article about his fellow countryman, describes Mahmoud Shukair as "a founder of Palestinian fiction".

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