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In the Presence of Absence
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|November 4, 2011

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One of the most transcendent poets of his generation, Darwish composed this remarkable elegy at the apex of his creativity, but with the full knowledge that his death was imminent. Thinking it might be his final work, he summoned all his poetic genius to create a…
The Book Of Collateral Damage
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|May 28, 2019

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Sinan Antoon returns to the Iraq war in a poetic and provocative tribute to reclaiming memory Widely-celebrated author Sinan Antoon’s fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi scholar earning his doctorate at Harvard, who is hired by…
The Corpse Washer
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|April 19, 2016

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Young Jawad, born to a traditional Shi'ite family of corpse washers and shrouders in Baghdad, decides to abandon the family tradition, choosing instead to become a sculptor, to celebrate life rather than tend to death. He enters Baghdad's Academy of Fine Arts…
Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems

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Mahmoud Darwish is a literary rarity: at once critically acclaimed as one of the most important poets in the Arabic language, and beloved as the voice of his people. A legend in Palestine, his lyrics are sung by fieldworkers and schoolchildren. He has assimilated…
Nostalgia, My Enemy: Poems
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|November 27, 2012

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New poetry by Iraqi poet Saadi Youssef, one of the major voices from the Arab world The country we love was finished before it was even born. The country we did not love has claimed the blood left in our veins. -from "A Desperate Poem" Nostalgia, My Enemy…
Memory for Forgetfulness: August, Beirut, 1982
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|May 13, 2013

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One of the Arab world's greatest poets uses the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the shelling of Beirut as the setting for this sequence of prose poems. Mahmoud Darwish vividly recreates the sights and sounds of a city under terrible siege. As fighter jets…
The Book Of Collateral Damage
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|April 21, 2020

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The Book Of Disappearance: A Novel
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|July 12, 2019

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What if all the Palestinians in Israel simply disappeared one day? What would happen next? How would Israelis react? These unsettling questions are posed in Azem’s powerfully imaginative novel. Set in contemporary Tel Aviv forty eight hours after Israelis…
Baghdad Noir
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|August 17, 2018

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Among them these writers encompass, if not a Baghdad entire, then at least a Baghdad of diverse experiences and perspectives, and absolutely a Baghdad focused on the Arabic world and not the Western." - NPR Books "Characters in this collection are frequently on…
The Baghdad Eucharist: A Novel
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|April 1, 2017

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Youssef and Maha are distant relatives who find themselves living together in their native Baghdad, seeking shelter and solace from the increasing turmoil that surrounds them. While Youssef is old and has lived through many good years, Maha is young and has seen…
I'jaam: An Iraqi Rhapsody
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|June 11, 2007

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An inventory of the General Security headquarters in central Baghdad reveals an obscure manuscript. Written by a young man in detention, the prose moves from prison life, to adolescent memories, to frightening hallucinations, and what emerges is a portrait of…
Fragmentos de Bagdad
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|April 1, 2016

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Fragmentos de Bagdad saca a la luz una imagen de la capital iraquí alejada de los tópicos creados en los últimos años: una ciudad abierta, diversa y culta, a la que solo las constantes guerras han sumido en un ciego radicalismo en el que aún existen resquicios de…
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