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New review: Khaled Mattawa on Mahmoud Darwish

Electronic Intifada, 1st July 2014

This isn’t a biography. Although one would be fascinating, Darwish always insisted that his poetry should represent his life story.

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New review: 'Nothing More to Lose'

Electronic Intifada, 27th May 2014

With this collection of Najwan Darwish’s poetry — beautifully translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid — The New York Review of Books has made available to English-language readers the work of one of Arabic literature’s biggest new stars… A selection of poems written between 2000 and the present day, the works contained in this slim volume are pugnacious, bitterly angry, tender, witty and sharply intelligent.

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