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New review: Sayed Kashua's 'Native'

Electronic Intifada, 7th July 2016

When novelist and columnist Sayed Kashua announced in 2014 that he and his family would be leaving Jerusalem for the US, the announcement was a minor blip in a summer of death and turmoil in Palestine.

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Palestine

New review: Susan Muaddi Darraj's 'A Curious Land'

The Electronic Intifada, 13th June 2016

A Curious Land begins in 1916 with a group of Bedouin refugees fleeing the violence and famine which wreaked havoc across the Levant during the First World War.

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Palestine

Gribetz, "Defining Neighbours"

A few fascinating and thought-provoking excerpts from Jonathan Gribetz’s excellent exploration of intellectual life and perceptions of faith in Late Ottoman and early inter-war Palestine ( 356 more words

Palestine

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