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[28 Jun 2018 | No Comment | 22 views]
La Repubblica reviews Wannous’ The Frightened: “An atrocious and beautiful novel”

Published by La Repubblica, April 15, 2018
Love and Xanax in Damascus

He escaped to Berlin. She remained in Syria: hoping to find her brother, who has “disappeared” at the hands of the regime. But is it possible to really love each other when your survival is conditioned by fear?

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[27 May 2018 | No Comment | 30 views]

Published by La Repubblica, March 16, 2018
It was 2011, and while the wind of hope of the Arab springs overwhelmed the region and even infected Syria, In Praise of Hatred came out in Italy: a powerful and uncompromising book that made known the most important voice of Syrian literature today, that of Khaled Khalifa. Since then, the writer has never stopped expressing his support of the youth who in 2011 had taken to the streets dreaming of a different country. Armed with recognition and the choice not to leave Damascus even in its darkest …

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 82 views]

Mostafa Khalifa’s book is not only a complaint, but also bitter reflection on the horrors of which humans are guilty.

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[18 May 2011 | No Comment | 112 views]

An interview by Riccardo Stagliano for Venerdi, Supplement to La Repubblica, May 13th, 2011: “The Syrian culture, in its daily practices, does not allow intransigence. The history of Syria bears witness to a big openness to the Other. If the Syrians had accepted extremism, the Muslim Brotherhood would have had an easy game to win in the eighties. I believe that the Syrian society will make the roots of its civilization prevail again and for the first time in five centuries, the Syrians will be able to start building a democracy that represents them, based on tolerance and on the use of free elections.”

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[17 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 101 views]

Attenti a quel libro
di Tiziano Gianotti, D la Repubblica delle donne (10/07/2010)

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[10 May 2010 | No Comment | 221 views]

Lara Crino, journalist of the Italian leading press media La Repubblica interviewed Syrian author Samar Yazbek, in the context of her book’s recent publication in Italy, by Castelvecchi. The interview was published on May 8th, 2010 in D, La Repubblica della Donne magazine.