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Basma Bouabidi Reveals the Secret Geography of the Tunisian Woman.

Basma Bouabidi Reveals the Secret Geography of the Tunisian Woman. It is a real pleasure that one spends some of his time with a writer who masters the craft of writing, and who comes up with manifold beauty in her … Continue reading

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The Orphan of Time: A New Novel by Hassouna Mosbahi

Beirut- Al-Quds Al-Arabi: A new novel titled The Orphan of Time by Tunisian novelist Hassouna Mosbahi was published by Jadawel Publishing Translation and Distribution. The events of this novel take place in a single day when the protagonist reached sixty … Continue reading

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Hymns to her Pains by Rachida Cherni. Reviewed by Mohamed Issa El Mouadeb.

Rachida Cherni’s Hymns to her Pains: A novel of reality and what is left unspoken. A new novel written by Tunisian writer whose fictional texts are famous for realism and defending human rights and especially women’s rights was published in … Continue reading

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Tunisian Writer Rachida Cherni’s Words Bathe in the River Thames

Rachida Cherni is considered one of the outstanding Tunisian writers who carved a name in the Tunisian literary scene. She writes short stories and novels. Through her writings she attempts to add a flavour to the Tunisian culture. She got … Continue reading

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Zitoyen! by Mohamed Ridha Ben Hamouda. Reviewed by Alchourouk.

In Zitoyen!’s novel: Dreamers of a bright tomorrow are living in destruction. A 468-page novel titled Zitoyen! Or The Nomadic Generation and written by Mohamed Ridha Ben Hamouda was published by Dar El Janoub. This novel won a Comar Prize … Continue reading

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An Interview with American Scholar and Translator Dr. Jane Kuntz, conducted by Ali Znaidi

Dr. Jane Kuntz (M.A., 1996; Ph.D., 2002) [pictured right] is an American scholar who is famous for her openness to other cultures, especially French culture, and the culture of the MENA region. She lived in Tunisia where she deepened her … Continue reading

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The World through the Eye of the Needle: Readings in Contemporary Tunisian Literature by Mejdi Ben Issa Reviewed by Saleh Souissi

A new book titled The World through the Eye of the Needle: Readings in Contemporary Tunisian Literature by the Tunisian poet and critic Mejdi Ben Issa, and published by Inana- Editions and Distributions came out under the series “Approaches.” It … Continue reading

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