Monthly Archives: May 2016

Marc Nichanian on Hagop Oshagan’s “Novel of the Catastrophe”

~~Marc Nichanian, philosopher and author of Le Roman de la Catastrophe, speaks about Hagop Oshagan’s Մնացորդաց (Remnants).  Paris, June 8, at 8:30 PM.~~ ~~

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Breaking bread with Mtabbal (Weekend reprise)

Originally posted on Passages Home Blog:
Mtabbal~~ In Jordan and Palestine, this heavenly eggplant dish of several layers of taste is called mtabbal. The Lebanese call it baba ghannoush. I go with the former. Mtabbal is a simple but subtle…

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“The Shoes” by Nassir Ibrahim

~~Today, the Palestinians nakba begins its 69th year.  On this sad occasion, I am re-posting my translation of Nassir Ibrahim’s “The Shoes.” It appeared in Words Without Borders in 2006. ~~ The Shoes Perhaps it is merely a clever joke, … Continue reading

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