Register Here Start: May 17th at 10 AM End: May 18th at 6 PM Cost: Free The Middle East Institute’s Arts and Culture Center and The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation in partnership with the Cheuse Center for International Writers at George Mason University present a two-day, virtual literature festival featuring writers… Continue reading The DC Arab Literature Festival: Narrating the Middle East, May 17-18 (Free)
Register Here (Free Event) This online event takes place June 4, 2022 at 12 noon Eastern/17:00 UK/18:00 CET The Markaz Review in partnership with the Radical Books Collective presents a lively online discussion about Joumana Haddad's new novel The Book of Queens from Interlink Books, with the author joining in the second… Continue reading Joumana Haddad’s “The Book of Queens” with Radical Books & TMR
Register for Free Here "Reclaiming Narratives in A Loveless World" chaired by Susan Abulhawa - Visualizing Palestine, Makan & Al Shabaka Joint Campaign This talk will take place on Wednesday 8th June 2022 at 5.00pm BST (12.00pm EST / 7.00pm Palestine time). The talk will last 1 hour and 15 minutes. As part of the Threads of the… Continue reading Reclaiming Palestinian Narratives in A Loveless World, with Susan Abulhawa
Join the TMR Bookgroup when we discuss TMR 22's short stories!
Join the TMR Bookgroup when we discuss Ayelet Tsabari's short stories.
The Handsome Jew is a challenging and provocative novel that urges/ invites Muslims and Jews to contemplate themselves and the way they see the other through a doomed love story. This powerful novel tells the tragic saga of two lovers, Salem, a Jew, and Fatima, a Muslim, who fall in a forbidden, intense, and passionate love… Continue reading TMR Bookgroup Discusses “The Handsome Jew” by Ali Al-Muqri
When you live in a conservative society, you run the risk of censure. How far should a philosophy professor stick her neck out to make a point? Would you put it all on the line in the pursuit of truth or justice, or whatever informs your intent? An Unlasting Home, by award-winning short story writer Mai Al-Nakib,… Continue reading TMR Bookgroup Discusses Mai Al-Nakib’s “An Unlasting Home” with the author
The Guardian calls Mohsin Hamid’s new novel “a hypnotic race fable,” in which “as white people suddenly awake in brown skin, they are forced to confront uncomfortable truths about power and identity.” “One morning Anders, a white man, woke up to find he had turned a deep and undeniable brown.” So begins Mohsin Hamid’s inventive… Continue reading TMR Bookgroup Discusses “The Last White Man” by Mohsin Hamid
Ahmet Altan, one of Turkey's best-known novelists was locked up in prison, the key thrown away.
THE JANUARY BOOKGROUP SELECTION IS is Out of Mesopotamia, by Salar Abdoh (no bookgroup meeting in December). The discussion takes place, with the author, on Sunday, January 29, 2023, 1 pm Eastern/19:00 CET. "Imagine getting into Iraq and Syria as an observer of the war on ISIS, and yet very soon after you’ve been close enough… Continue reading We Read/Discuss Out of Mesopotamia, the novel by Salar Abdoh, and Meet the Author