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
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 | Dar an-nahar -Beirut -Lebanon
Automn Equinox | Iitidal al-kharif | Dar an-nahar -Beirut -Lebanon (University of Arkansas Press – US)