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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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poetry

May 2013

Ad Tertiam

Saskia Hamilton

poetry

May 2013

Rows of pines, planted years ago – so many, were you to count them on your fingers, you would...

poetry

January 2014

Three New Poems

Antjie Krog

poetry

January 2014

Antjie Krog was born and grew up in the Free State province of South Africa. She became editor of...

fiction

April 2013

The Story I'm Thinking Of

Jonathan Gibbs

fiction

April 2013

There were seven of us sat around the table. Seven grown adults, sat around the table. It was late. We...

 

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