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Khalifa’s “No one prayed over their graves” is on the longlist of the National Book Award!

The National Book Award, New York, announced its longlist. The shortlist will be revealed on October 3rd, and the winner announced on November 15.
Khaled Khalifa’s “No one prayed over their graves”, translated by Leri Price, published by FSG in the USA is amongst the longlisted. Khalifa’s previous novel “Death is hard work” was shortlisted to the National Book Award in 2019.
Publishers submitted a total of 154 books for the 2023 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

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“Through its intimacy and grace” a “heart-wrenching” novel – Khalifa’s last novel in the Chicago Review of Books

The Chicago Review of Books recommends Khalifa’s “No one prayed over their graves” as one of the 12 must reads of July! By Michael Welch, July 5, 2023
From the National Book Award finalist Khaled Khalifa comes the story of two friends whose lives are altered by a flood that devastates their Syrian village. On a December morning in 1907, Hanna and Zakariya return to their village near Aleppo to discover that their neighbors and families have all tragically died in a massive flood. The traumatic event forever changes Hanna, who …

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Those of you in Berlin: Get to meet Khalil Alrez on June 30th!

Khalil Alrez will be in Berlin on June 29th and 30th! If you’re in town, pass by and attend the talks and readings!

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The Wind’s Abode on France 5

Samar Yazbek’s book “The Wind’s abode”, published by Stock presented in ‘C’est ce soir’ on France 5.
Listen to the presentation here

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Samar Yazbek presents ‘The Wind’s Abode’ on TV5

Samar Yazbek, author of “The Wind’s Abode”, published at Éditions Stock, was invited at “Maghreb-Orient Express” show on TV5 to talk about her book.
Listen to the interview here

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‘The Wind’s abode’: Samar Yazbek, the martyred mountain – By Hala Kodmani, Libération

A review by Hala Kodmani, for Libération, January 22nd, 2023
A look back at the war in Syria through the eyes of a soldier from the pro-Bashar al-Assad forces.