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[26 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 154 views]

Rafik Darragi, for Jet Set magazine, Tunisia
“Such is the true merit of this book. The novel is a subtle reminder of the human condition, and characters are depicted with great precision”

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[21 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 281 views]

The 21st edition of the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information annual reunion will be taking place in Beirut this year, from October 6th to 8th.

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[17 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 124 views]

Khaled Khalifa, author of “The notebooks of the bohemians” and “In praise of hatred” (to appear in French at Actes Sud, Italian at Bompiani, Dutch at De Geus, Spanish at Lumen, English at Transworld) is going to Hong Kong on October 10th for a month.

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[15 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 199 views]

“C’era una volta, in un paese piccino e lontano adagiato sulla riva orientale del Mediterraneo, un luogo zeppo di pini dritti come donne in lutto” scrive Jabbour Douaihy.

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[14 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 76 views]

Najwa Barakat’s Workshop ‘how to write a novel’, first of its kind in the Arab world, is being regularly covered by the press. This time, the workshop makes it as a headline on the main francophone Lebanese daily’s first page. No doubt, Barakat’s workshop is not going unnoticed. Barakat’s explicit aim is to discover young talents, help them find their own voice, and accompany them until their work is published. To some extent, Barakat is acting like a free-lance editor – with a pedagogical twist.
In a part of the world …

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[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 178 views]
Najwa Barakat’s Workshop ‘how to write a novel’ makes it to the headlines

Maya Ghandour wrote in the Lebanese francophone daily, L’Orient le jour, an article on the second session of Najwa Barakat’s workshop ‘Mohtaraf kayfa taktob riwaya’. Young talents from all over the Arab world, if you have a novel or other creative project, end of September 2010 is your deadline.