• A photograph looking over the roof line at the city of Beirut at night
       By Loubna El Amine
    March 23, 2021 | Loubna El Amine
    Beirut; Credit: George Azar A writer reflects on her relationship to home in Beirut. Why the windows of the room did not shatter from the August 4 explosion is still a mystery. The bu...
  • 32 by Sahar Mandour
    August 14, 2014 | Sahar Mandour
    A best-seller at the 2010 Arab Book Fair in Beirut, 32 follows the life of a young woman in her thirties, her four female friends, and a Sri Lankan domestic worker. The book sheds light o...
  • Protesters in Kiev
    February 28, 2014 | Kaitlin Hawkins
    Barricade with the protesters at Hrushevskogo street on January 26, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. Photo Sasha Maksymenko/Flickr It was an exciting week for both World Literature Today and...
  • August 28, 2013 | Raha Namy
    In 2007 Persian English translator and writer Raha Namy set off on a bicycle ride through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan, coming to a stop at the Occupied Territories of the West Bank (Israel). She an...

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