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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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Writing the Palestinian Nakba: Azmi Bishara

~~Ever day, this week, I am posting writings from Palestine.  Today, it is an extract from Azmi Bishara’s Al-Hajez (The Checkpoint), which appeared in the Words Without Borders issue on Writing Palestine, which I co-edited with Tania Tamari Nasir.  The … Continue reading

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Revisiting Palestine Festival of Literature 2011: the film, the essay

Murat Gökmen’s film on the Palestine Festival of Literature 2011 in on line, including footage from the last evening of the festival in Silwan.  Watch it at: * My essay on PalFest 2011, “Translating Palestine,” is in Jadaliyya. Here’s the … Continue reading

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