Books We Have Read

These links will take you to more information about the books we have read and their authors. You can also scroll down to read more on each book.

Sitt Marie Rose (الست ماري روز) by Etel Adnan
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Emerging Arab Voices: Nadwa I

On Monday, September 12th we discussed Emerging Arab Voices: Nadwa I: A bilingual reader edited by Peter Clark. This bilingual volume brings together eight pieces by a younger generation of Arab writers from Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. The work was  produced during a 2009 Emirates Foundation International Prize for Arabic Fiction workshop and reflects a range of styles and themes: from Egyptian social realism to a tale from the deserts of Darfur, a grim Tunisian allegory, family drama in Saudi Arabia, and a story about home and exile in Sana’a.

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