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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Nora Parr

Nora Parr is a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Her work for the Open World Research Initiative project on Creative Multilingualism explores literature and translation. She has lectured at King’s College London in comparative literature, and was a visiting fellow in Jordan and Palestine with the Council for British Research in the Levant.

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Nora Parr

“A Siege of Reading”

Is politics diminishing a burgeoning literature of the Middle East? October 2018
Arabic letters are enjoying a well-deserved spotlight in the English-speaking world. Since 2009 at least three publishing houses have turned their focus to the translation of Arabic fiction: the American University in Cairo Press, which launched the imprint Hoopoe; U.K.-based Darf Publishers, formerly devoted to travel books and historical reprints; and Hamad bin Khalifa University…