Arabic Literature (in English)

The start of a list of January 2015 events dealing with Arabic literature in some sort of translation. Please add more below.

January 5

download‘One Book’: Many Readings of Susan Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin (Worldwide)

The “One Book” readings begin on January 5 in Dèvillac, France and continue in the cities across the US, Sweden, Italy, Canada, Germany, England, and more. Look for an event in your area.

Arabic Literature group at the Boulder Public Library (Boulder, USA)

January’s discussion is of “The Gaza Kitchen,” by Laila M. El-Haddad and February’s The Seven Veils of Seth: A Modern Arabic novel from Libya, by Ibrahim al-Koni. More here.

January 7

Opening of the Qatar International Book Fair (Doha, Qatar)

Set to run through the 17th. More here.

January 8

A Conversation on The Holy Sail (Doha, Qatar)

A talk with author Abdulaziz al-Mahmoud and Dr. Khaled Hroub on al-Mahmoud’s second novel…

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