Jabbour al-Douaihy is born in 1949, in Zgharta, a town of north Lebanon. He achieved his doctoral studies in literature in France, and is today a professor of French literature at the Lebanese University of Tripoli.
He translated several works into Arabic, and has written a collection of short stories and two other novels.
Douaihy’s ‘June rain’ was among the six finalists for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, or Arab Man Booker Prize, held at Abu Dhabi in March 2008.
- Printed in Beirut | Toubi’a fi bayrut 2016 – view details
- American Neighborhood | Hayy Al Amerkan 2013 – view details
- Chased away | Charid al-manazel 2010 – view details
- June rain | Matar Hzayran 2006 – view details
- Ayn Warda (Rose Fountain) | Ayn Warda 2002 – view details
- Rayya-of-the-river | Rayya an-nahr
- Automn Equinox | Iitidal al-kharif
- American neighborhood | Hayy al amerkan: French (Actes Sud, 2015).
- Chased away | Charid al manazel: Italian (Feltrinelli, 2012); French (Actes Sud, 2013)
- June rain | Matar hzayran: French (Actes Sud, 2010); Italian (Feltrinelli, 2010); German (Hanser, 2013); English (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation, 2014).
- Ayn Warda: French (Actes Sud, 2010)
- Autumn Equinox: English (Arkansas Press, USA).