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Marilyn Booth
Marilyn Booth is the Khalid bin Abdallah Al Saud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World, Oriental Institute and Magdalen College, Oxford University. Her most recent scholarly book is Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History in fin-de-siècle Egypt (Edinburgh, 2015). She has translated numerous novels, short story collections and memoirs from the Arabic, most recently The Penguin’s Song by Lebanese novelist Hassan Daoud (City Lights Books, 2015), and No Road to Paradise, also by Daoud (American University in Cairo Press, 2017), winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal.  

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December 2012

As a boy I went on a strange vacation with a friend. His parents took us, I can’t remember why,...

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April 2017

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Alexander Slotnick

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April 2017

Isaac Goodchrist, Esq. reviewed the 48-hour letter.   …therefore, in the strictly professional opinion of this author, the nation’s...

 

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