Pushcart winner Anis Shivani reviews the latest novel by Salman Rushdie, who survived a nightmarish knife attack at Chautauqua last summer.
Saliha Haddad reviews the English translation of Bushra al-Maqtari's book of oral histories on those who survived the war in Yemen.
Kamin Mohammadi (no relation) has read Narges Mohammadi's new book, even as the author sits in Evin Prison, unable to be with her family.
Evelyne Accad reviews a new book on Lebanese women and war, a collection of oral stories told in Arabic and translated by Malek Abisaab.
Rachel Campbell finds that Ruqaya Izzidien's debut novel set in Iraq provides counter-narratives to the country's early 20th-century history.
Adil Bouhelal reviews the new novel from the author of "Le Nez Juif" with its exploration of Lebanon from 1975 forward.
Saliha Haddad reviews the new translation of a major collection of short stories by the Egyptian author.
Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer in Haifa, reviews the family memoir that evokes nearly a century of Palestinian trauma.