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The Book of Khartoum

This is exciting (for me…). Comma Press now have copies of The Book of Khartoum, an anthology of Sudanese short stories co-edited by my fellow… 111 more words

Middle East

New review: 'Men of Capital'

Electronic Intifada, 14th January 2016

Defying stereotypes of Mandate-period Palestinians as divided between a distant, dislocated upper class of “notables” and a majority of uneducated, rebellious peasants, Seikaly charts the complexities of Palestinian society of the time.

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Palestine

Reviewed: 'La Estrella Invisible'

Electronic Intifada, 17th September 2015

On one level, these are deeply personal poems — intimate, allusive, sometimes subtly erotic. On another, though, the subtitle of the collection betrays the larger question of identity and politics which lies behind the individual experience.

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Palestine

Translation as Solidarity: The Book of Gaza

GUEST BLOG – Sarah Irving, translator for The Book of Gaza,  has written a post on translation, the current situation in Gaza and her experiences and thoughts as a translator. 897 more words

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My guest post on the Comma Press blog, reflecting on my experience of translating for Comma's Book of Gaza.