Tahar Ben Jelloun

  • A picture of a secluded ancient city street where a tree loaded with red blooms sprouts from beside a stone building creating shade for those walking the street
    May 16, 2019 | Tahar Ben Jelloun
    Photo of Tétouan by Jean-Louis Potier / Flickr An early novel, L’Écrivain public (The public scribe) is a surrealistic, semi-autobiographical work that imagines the arc of the aut...
  • The cover to About My Mother by Tahar Ben Jelloun
    Tahar Ben Jelloun
    London. Telegram Books. 2016. 247 pages. There is a sort of prophetic air that accompanies much of the titular figure’s speech in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s About My Mother. Though autobiographical...
  • The cover to By Fire: Writings on the Arab Spring by Tahar Ben Jelloun
    Tahar Ben Jelloun
    Evanston, Illinois. Curbstone Books / Northwestern University Press. 2016. 120 pages. Where does one begin to speak of the Arab Spring, after all that has been expended in dreams, analysis, and lives?...

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