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Why is Arabic Booker-winning Abdo Khal Boycotting Kuwait Book Fest?

Organizers of the Arabic Booker can put an extra feather in their caps today. Not only has the prize raised the profile of Arabic literature worldwide, but it has also given one writer a renewed feeling of social reponsibility. 296 more words


Abdo Khal: The Arabic Booker Going to Gulf Author 'a Milestone'

In an interview on Qantara, Arabic-Booker winning Abdo Khal talks about the experience of winning the prize for his She Sends out Sparks or… 243 more words

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  • Saudi novelist Abdo Khal has won the International Prize for Arab Fiction, aka the Arabic Booker, for his novel ‘Tarmi Besharar’ or ‘Spewing Sparks as Big as Castles.’ The novel was…
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The Controversial Arabic Booker Winner

The 3rd Arabic Booker has been announced and the winner is Saudi writer, Abdo Khal (left) for his book  “Throwing Sparks as Big as Castles”. The book is about the excesses of the royal family and the books title is from a Quranic description of hell. 274 more words

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Abdo Khal Wins 2010 'Arabic Booker'

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Rakha called it: The 2010 prize has been awarded to the Saudi Arabian writer Abdo Khal for his novel… 632 more words

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