Literary Hub: An imprisoned Palestinian author has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.

Literary Hub: An imprisoned Palestinian author has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.

Basim Khandaqji, a Palestinian writer who has been confined to an Israeli prison cell for the past 20 years, has won this year’s International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his forth novel, A Mask, the Colour of the Sky. The novel follow Nur, an archaeologist residing in a refugee camp in Ramallah who discovers a blue ID card belonging to […]

Los Angeles Review of Books: Authoritarian Media: On Peter Pomerantsev’s “How to Win an Information War”

THE 2023 FILM The Zone of Interest—a UK, Polish, and US co-production—was widely lauded for its sound design, winning the 2023 Academy Award for best sound and Cannes Film Festival and BAFTA awards in the same category. Critics marveled at how the movie evoked the quotidian reality of family life next door to Auschwitz and […]

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