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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 213 views]
The Doha magazine on Jabbour Douaihy’s American Neighborhood

In “American neighborhood’, Douaihy stays close to a narrative he’s experienced before, and successfully captures the societal transformations that affect his country.

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[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 156 views]

Douaihy’s June Rain was recently acquired by Spanish house Turner!

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[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 80 views]

Turkish house Epsilon has recently acquired June Rain by Jabbour Douaihy, for its literary inprint “Kafka”.

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[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 273 views]
Douaihy’s “Chased away” winner of the “Young Arab literature” award

On Tuesday November 5th, Lebanese author Jabbour Douaihy received the Young Arab literature award, created in the Spring of 2013 by the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation, and the Arab World Institute, Paris.
Eight titles were shortlisted, by authors Saber Mansouri (“I was born eight times”, Le Seuil), Nabil Naoum (“Amir”, Actes Sud, Sindbad), Ahmed Dich (“Chibani”, Anne Carrière), Salim Bachi (“The last summer of a young man”, Flammarion), Jabbour Douaihy (“Chased away”, Actes Sud, Sindbad), Hayat El Yamani (“Bi-cultural”, Anne Carrière), Charif Majdalani (“The last lord of Marsad”, Le Seuil), Alia Mamdouh …

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[7 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 112 views]
Jeune Afrique reviews Douaihy’s Chased away

“Superb!”

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[20 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 108 views]

In both books, the life in a small town is carefully circled in episodic chapters. The story of the protagonist is only one among many… A little like a cubist painting peels off gradually from different perspectives, offering a complex picture, which goes far in its multidimensionality, beyond the horizon of individual actors.