East of the West – by Miroslav Penkov →
literalab: A review of Mirosla Penkov’s recently published debut short story collection East of the West.
Doménico Chiappe really unusual web site (Spanish) →
There’s an interactive novel (I think)! He plays the guitar! In multiple videos! There are little grey bubbles! Read his short story “The Writer of Memories” at WWB.
Nawal El Saadawi talking about her history as a political dissident in Egypt. Words without Borders published her “The Egyptian Revolution Won’t Be Fooled” this month.
Here On Earth: Literature of the Arab Spring... →
Words without Borders Editorial Director, Susan Harris, and Chip Rossetti, publisher, translator, and managing editor of the Library of Arabic Literature translation series at NYU Press, talk Literature of the Arab Spring on Here on Earth.
When the massacres began in 1990 we had our doors bulletproofed. Friends from...– Leïla Marouane. Read more at Words without Borders.
They used the jazz and rock-and-roll recordings they had brought with them for...– from Founding Fathers by Fadhil al-Azzawi. Read more at Words without Borders.
July 2011 WWB Artist: Magdi Mostafa →
A video piece that’s quite different.
Amina Saïd at the 2011 Poetry International Festival, Rotterdam via Poetry International. Read more of her poetry at Words without Borders.
In Tunisia, they say, “Bourguiba gave us,” but this is an error, and from such...– Boualem Sansal. Read more at Words without Borders