M Lynx Qualey
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Book review: 'Veil' is an effective reintroduction to questions about the veil
‘Veil’ raises the quality of debate over a symbol of Islam that has become misunderstood
November 15, 2017
Arabic reads you can find in English this autumn
From memoirs to sci-fi, satire to sleuths, and poetry to boxing, an abundance of stories will emerge from the region
August 30, 2017
Jabbour Douaihy’s The American Quarter is a strange and complex look into a Tripoli neighbourhood
In American Neighborhood, Lebanese writer Jabbour Douaihy narrates the intersection of three lives in an impoverished Tripoli district in northern Lebanon
July 20, 2017
Book review: Zeina Hashem Beck’s poetry sings in Arabic and English
Louder than Hearts is a symphony of words, composed to the music of Umm Kulthum, the taste of kibbeh and the grief of Aleppo.
June 6, 2017
Book review: Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge asks what does it mean to be an Arab-American
The Egyptian writer's characters struggle to escape stereotypes and expectations, in Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge.
June 1, 2017
Book review: Hassan Daoud’s No Road to Paradise – a prize-winning exploration of human struggle
It is because Daoud is so successful that his books are a difficult pleasure. There are no great joys or sorrows in No Road to Paradise, nor are we allowed any deep intimacies.
May 18, 2017
Book review: a look at the best new Arabic titles in English translation
A Syrian cookbook, Iraqi fiction and Egyptian satire are among the highlights in a wave of books translated into English this spring. Here is a round-up.
January 19, 2017
Book review: Ismail Kadare’s The Traitor’s Niche – a Balkan master at work
The Traitor's Niche is an allegory of power and old Albania but also a humorous fantasy romp, with three severed heads at its heart.
December 21, 2016
Book review: Jana Elhassan’s The Ninety-Ninth Floor – a look at Lebanese family dynamics
The Ninety-Ninth Floor is an ambitious novel but is a tough climb between the glitz of New York and the grit of post-war Lebanon.
December 8, 2016
Book review: Rabih Alameddine’s The Angel of History – a Yemeni poet’s painful memories
A Yemeni poet must confront painful memories and demons, in this world-spanning narrative which fuses Arab Nights-esque tales with folk literature.
October 27, 2016