Saturday, June 28, 2014

Syrian Author Moustafa Khalif&eacut; on Writing Post-Imprisonment

Today's Feature Story:

Actes Sud editor Farouk Mardam-Bey is responsible for some 80% of France's translations of Arabic literature and has put a new spotlight on Syrian works.

Syrian novelist Moustafa Khalifé discusses the writing his novel about his long imprisonment, "La Coquille," and the lingering effects of incarceration.
More News from PP:

The French parliament passed a long-debated law that will end's ability to offer a combined 5% discount and free shipping on books shipped to France.
From the Archives:

The Arabic e-book market remains hampered by difficulties with display technology, piracy and censorship, problems that require new thinking, skills, and tools.

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