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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 212 views]
Najla Jraissati Khoury’s “Pearls on a branch”

In a unique book, Khoury transcribes for the first time oral folk tales from the Levant.

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[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 180 views]
Wannous from Syria, to Germany and back to Iraq

Interest in the work of Syrian playright Saadallah Wannous has been gaining more and more interest in the recent years. A german production of the play that took place in November of 2012 in TAK (TAK Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg) in Berlin, was recently in Iraq’s Kurdish parts. The play, an adaptation of Wannous’ Rituals for a metamorphosis was well received by the press.

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 192 views]
Jabbour Douaihy’s “American Neighborhood”

The author of “Rose Fountain Motel”, “June rain” and “Chased away” recently published his new novel “American Neighborhood”. The book tells the story of an ordinary young man recruited for the djihad in Iraq.

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 305 views]
Mostafa Khalifa’s “The Shell”

RAYA is proud to represent Mostafa Khalifa’s “The shell”, a narrative and literary non fiction story of a man who was unjustly, and without a trial, jailed for 12 years in Syria.

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 170 views]
Khaled Khalifa’s “There are no knives” on the IPAF’s shortlist!

For the second time, a novel by Khaled Khalifa is on the shortlist of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), also known as the Arab Man Booker. “There are no knives” is co-published by Dar El Ain, Egypt, and Dar Al Adab, Lebanon. In 2008, Khalifa’s “In praise of hatred” was also shortlisted for the IPAF.

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[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 198 views]
Ibrahim Nasrallah comes back from Kilimandjaro: Read about this project in support of the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund

With You They Will Climb The Mountain – With Them You Will Reach The Summit