Articles by: Rayyan Al-Shawaf

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The Tiger’s Wife

The Tiger’s Wife

By TEA OBREHT

In The Tiger’s Wife, Téa Obreht follows the trail of a networkof myths. Rayyan Al-Shawaf reviews.

Posted by × March 8, 2011 ×

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Strong Horses and Small States

Strong Horses and Small States

Two recent books about conflict in the Middle East reveal the limitations of thinking simplistically about the region.

Posted by × June 3, 2010 ×

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The Locust and the Bird

The Locust and the Bird

By HANAN AL-SHAYKH, translated by ROGER ALLEN

The acclaimed author of Women of Sand and Myrrh reimagines her mother’s life in the Beirut of the ’30s and ’40s.

Posted by × September 28, 2009 ×