Arabic Literature in Translation: 18 Works Forthcoming in Winter-Spring 2018

El-Shamy, forthcoming from Syracuse University Press
March 2018
6 The Sea Cloak, by Nayrouz Qarmout, translated by Perween Richards, forthcoming from Comma Press
7 The Beekeeper,   by Dunya Mikhail, translated by Max Weiss, forthcoming from New Directions
8 Where the Bird Disappeared, by Ghassan Zaqtan tr Sam Wilder, forthcoming from Seagull Books
9 The Blueness of the Evening: Selected Poems by Hassan Najmi, by Hassan Najmi, translated by Mbarek Sryfi and Eric Sellin, forthcoming from University of Arkansas Press
10 Printed in Beirut,   by Jabbour Douaihy, translated by Paula Haidar, forthcoming from Interlink Books
11 Pearls on a Branch: Tales From the Arab World Told by Women, collected by Najla Jraissaty Khoury, translated by Inea Bushnaq, forthcoming from Archipelago
April 2018
12 Law of Inheritance, by Yasser Abdellatif, tr Robin Moger, forthcoming from Seagull Books
13 Fractured Destinies, by Rabai Al-Madhoun, translated by Paul Starkey, forthcoming from Hoopoe Fiction
14 Tales of Yusuf Tadros, by Adel Esmat, translated by Mandy McClure, forthcoming from Hoopoe Fiction
15 Jerusalem Stands Alone, by Mahmoud Shukair, translated by Nicole Fares, forthcoming from Syracuse University Press
May 2018
16 The Baghdad Clock, by Shahed Alrawi, translated by Luke Leafgren, forthcoming from OneWorld
17 In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, by Muhammad al-Tunisi, edited and translated by   Humphrey Davies, forthcoming from the Library of Arabic Literature. Jilali El Koudia,   translated by Jilali El Koudia and Roger Allen with a critical analysis by Hasan M. Eighteen literary works translated from the Arabic and forthcoming in English translation between January 1 and June 20, 2018:
January 2018  
1 Concerto in al-Quds, by Adonis, translated by Khaled Mattawa, forthcoming from Yale University Press
2 Banthology, ed by Sarah Cleave, forthcoming from Comma Press
3 Frankenstein in Baghdad, by Ahmed Saadawi, translated by Jonathan Wright, forthcoming from Penguin
4 The Stillborn,   by   Arwa Salih, translated by Samah Selim, forthcoming from Seagull Books
February 2018
5 Moroccan Folktales,   ed. June 2018
18 The Occasional Virgin,   by Hanan al-Shaykh, translator not listed, forthcoming from Bloomsbury Books
And Then God Created the Middle East and Said ‘Let There Be Breaking News’, by Karl Sharro, from Saqi Books


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