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The Golden Comar Prize 2014: A Report by Ali Znaidi

The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company Assurances Comar (Tunisie) to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian writers, especially novelists. The 18th edition of the Golden Comar Prize was held on April 20, 2014 at … Continue reading

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The Golden Comar Prize 2013

The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997 by the insurance company Assurances Comar (Tunisie) to support literary creation, and encourage Tunisian writers, especially novelists. The 17th edition of the Golden Comar Prize was held on Saturday 20 April 2013 … Continue reading

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Interview with Houcine El Wad Conducted by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi.

Interview with Houcine El Wad Conducted by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi. Houcine El Wad: The novel mutinied against me.   Interviewed by Kamel Riahi. Tunisian and Arab universities knew Houcine El Wad as a researcher and academic … Continue reading

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His Excellency Mr. the Minster and Corruption: An Article Written by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi.

His New Novel Is Among the Arabic Booker Longlist. Tunisian El Wad Is Breaking into the Files of Corruption through Novel Writing:  An Article Written by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi. Kamel Riahi – Tunisia Houcine El Wad was … Continue reading

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Only One Tunisian Novel to Compete for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Today December, 6th, 2013 the longlist for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction was announced. Only one Tunisian title did make the rolls which is Saadatouhou Essaid Elwazir (His Excellency Mr. the Minister) by Tunisian novelist, critic, and university … Continue reading

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Houcine El Wad’s His Excellency Mr. the Minister: A Radical Collusion between the Capital, the Body, and Politics. An Article Written by Alia Ben Nhila and Translated by Ali Znaidi.

Saadatouhou Essaid Elwazir (His Excellency Mr. the Minister) is a new novel written by Houcine El Wad (or Houcine El Oued), published by Dar El Janoub Editions (Sud Éditions, Tunis) in 268 pages of medium size under the series “Ouyoun El … Continue reading

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“Scentless” Tunisian Novels! An Article Written by Abdeddayem Sallami and Translated by Ali Znaidi.

“Scentless” Tunisian Novels!                                                            By Abdeddayem Sallami Translated by Ali Znaidi  In 1966 Sonallah Ibrahim published his little novel The Smell of it and said about it “it is a novel that is on the edge of the autobiography” because although it tells … Continue reading

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Tunisian Hedi Thabet and Science Fiction Writing: An Article Written by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi.

Tunisian Hedi Thabet and Science Fiction Writing Kamel Riahi-Tunisia (Translated from Arabic by Ali Znaidi) Hedi Thabet is considered among the contemporary Tunisian novelists who gave a major addition to the Tunisian narration, despite his late plunge into novel writing, … Continue reading

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Two Tunisian Novels Are Nominated for ‘the Arabic Booker.’

Two Tunisian Novels Are Nominated for ‘the Arabic Booker.’ Moncef Louhaibi: “Whoever will win it, what matters is that the judges would be transparent.” Dar El Janoub Editions (Sud Éditions, Tunis) has nominated the novels Achiket Adam (Adam’s Mistress) by Tunisian … Continue reading

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Eleuch.. From the Football Field to the World of Novel: An Article Written by Kamel Riahi and Translated by Ali Znaidi.

A Tunisian Novelist Started his Life as a Football Player before Excelling as a Novelist. Eleuch.. From the Football Field to the World of Novel. Kamel Riahi-Tunisia (Translated from Arabic by Ali Znaidi) In the football stadiums of the Tunisian … Continue reading

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