Posts tagged "M. Lynx Qualey"
The Poet Cannot Stand Aside: Arabic Literature and Exile

The Poet Cannot Stand Aside: Arabic Literature and Exile

Marcia Lynx Qualey, whose blog Arabic Literature (in English) we cannot but admire, has published this remarkable analysis in Words without Borders, as part of their September issue on Exile. We highly recommend both sites to everyone who is really interested in what goes on in world literatures. Fourteen hundred years ago and more, the poet-prince...
E-Books in Arabia: Interview with Ashraf Maklad of kotobi.com

E-Books in Arabia: Interview with Ashraf Maklad of kotobi.com

This year’s Cairo International Book Fair saw the launch of Kotobi, the new Vodafone-powered E-Book store for the Arab world. Our friends at Arabic Literature (in English) spoke with the man behind the project, Ashraf Maklad. ArabLit: How did you get started on the Kotobi.Com project? Ashraf Maklad: I’m a techie, I’m a geek in general,...