A comin-of-age that troubles long after the final sentence.
Tag: Arabic writing
Review: Son Of Sin by Omar Sakr
A heady mix of mundane and heavenly, the sins of the flesh and the yearning of the spirit.
Review: The Other Half Of You by Michael Mohammad Ahmad
A bracing read about modern masculinity.
Review: Minor Detail by Adania Shibli (translated by Elisabeth Jaquette)
A short, seething and immaculate novel about what it’s like living in Israeli occupied Palestine.
Review: The Lost Arabs by Omar Sakr
The Lost Arabs is a collection of cosmological, mystical poetry, a search for belonging and god in hell on earth.
Review: Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
Celestial Bodies achieves a kind of literary perfection.