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17 May, 2024

World Picks From The Editors: May 17 — May 31

TMR editors highlight the best events, books, films, podcasts and other cultural products from around the globe.

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17 May, 2024,

Postscript: Disrupting the Colonial Gaze—Gaza and Israel after October 7th

In which the authors argue that, "If Israel, with Western support, achieves its aims in Gaza, it will constitute the end of fellowship among inhabitants of this planet."

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17 May, 2024

Genocide

In her latest essay, writer Jenine Abboushi reminds us that the ethnic cleansing and destruction of Palestinian society did not begin on October 7th.

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10 May, 2024

Demarcations of Identity: Rushdi Anwar

From sound and installation to sculpture & photography, art and a history of violence collide in Rushdi Anwar’s new show.

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TMR 41 • FORGETTING

Memory Archive: Between Remembering and Forgetting

Mai Al-Nakib explores memory, forgetting, and writing through the lenses of Woolf, Proust, and a Wim Wenders film.

Centerpiece

The May 2024 US naitonal book tour for "Stories from the Center of the World" features our new anthology published by City Lights and several of its writers, along with editor Jordan Elgrably.
The May 2024 US naitonal book tour for “Stories from the Center of the World” features our new anthology published by City Lights and several of its writers, along with editor Jordan Elgrably.

Latest Essays & Fiction

Essays • 17 May, 2024,

Postscript: Disrupting the Colonial Gaze—Gaza and Israel after October 7th

In which the authors argue that, "If Israel, with Western support, achieves its aims in Gaza, it will constitute the end of fellowship among inhabitants…

Essays • 17 May, 2024

Genocide

In her latest essay, writer Jenine Abboushi reminds us that the ethnic cleansing and destruction of Palestinian society did not begin on October 7th.

Centerpiece • 3 May, 2024

Memory Archive: Between Remembering and Forgetting

Mai Al-Nakib explores memory, forgetting, and writing through the lenses of Woolf, Proust, and a Wim Wenders film.

Essays • 3 May, 2024

Regarding the Photographs of Others—An Iraqi Journey Toward Remembering

Photographs of Iraqis imply doom due to generational violence, even in happy pictures.

Essays • 3 May, 2024

A Proustian Alexandria

Claiming a past that never existed previously in the city, nostalgia overwhelms the inhabitants of Alexandria, writes Mohamed Gohar.

Essays • 3 May, 2024

Sargon Boulus Revisited: Encomium to an Assyrian Poet

Youssef Rakha revisits his fascination with Sargon Boulos who managed to live out poetic Arabness in exile as nobody else did.