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[2 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 193 views]
Yazbek’s The crossing is out in the UK today!

Yazbek’s “The crossing: My journey to the shattered heart of Syria” is out in the UK today! Published by Rider Books, Ebury, Penguin Random House.
Rights to this book were also sold to
Stock, France, t0 appear in October 2015
Hanser, Nagel & Kimche, Switzerland (German),  to appear in August 2015
Ordfront, Sweden, to appear in September 2015
Cappelen Damm, Norway, to appear in the fall 2015

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[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 172 views]
Khaled Khalifa’s In praise of hatred, soon to be realsed in the USA at Thomas Dunne

On March 1, 2012, Fouad Ajami (USA) wrote a long analysis and review of Khalifa’s In praise of hatred for The New Republic.
Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and co-chairman of the Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order.
As the book is soon being published in the US, below are a few excerpts of Ajami’s review.

All this may sound fantastic, but Khalifa has no need of magical realism. He invents no extravagant flights of fancy. His novel is …

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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 | 85 views]

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

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[10 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 170 views]

Timas, Turkey, has acquired Turkish rights to Yazbek’s In the crossfire.

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[10 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 110 views]

Mohammad Hasan Alwan’s Beavers was acquired by Le Seuil for French translation rights.
This title by the young Saudi author is on the 2013 IPAF longlist.