My First and Only Love: A Palestinian Tale

My First and Only Love: A Palestinian Tale

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With the endless and never ceasing news on the tragedies happening in Palestine, there is no better time than the present to shed some light on Khalifeh’s recently translated novel My First and Only Love while simultaneously opening a space for the prospering of Arab voices.

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Shortlist

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Shortlist

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Amid a record breaking year of submissions, the shortlists have been announced for the fourteenth edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award. Out of 1,900 submissions from across forty-nine countries, an independent judging panel selected the shortlists for each. Winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony during the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in April, and will be awarded a prize of 750,000 UAE dirhams (204,181 USD). The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is one of the world’s leading prizes, specifically dedicated to Arabic literature and culture. The awards cover nine categories: Arabic Culture in Other Languages, Children’s Literature, …