15 May 2022 • Anton Shammas

Can the Bilingual Speak?

Anton Shammas — the Palestinian novelist who wrote the Hebrew-language "Arabeques" — attempts to sort himself.

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15 Apr 2022 • Philip Grant

Abū Ḥamza’s Bread

In which Philip Grant muses on Ibn Sayyār al-Warrāq’s tenth century cookbook, "Kitāb aṭ-Ṭabīkh" and cooking and baking 12 centuries later.

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15 Mar 2022 • Youssef Rakha

The Angels of Desire

Youssef Rakha meditates on dreams and desire, and why he might just be ready to die for a stranger.

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