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An Interview with Tunisian Novelist Chokri Mabkhout Conducted by Abdeddayem Sallami and Translated into English by Ali Znaidi

An Interview with Tunisian Novelist Chokri Mabkhout Conducted by Abdeddayem Sallami and Translated into English by Ali Znaidi Marcia Lynx Qualey was good enough to publish my translation of an interview with Tunisian and International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF)-shortlisted … Continue reading

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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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