Category Archives: Author

Oublier Alep, Editions Tamyras

Oublier Alep, Paola Salwan Daher

“Dans les rues poussiéreuses d’une Alep au bord de la révolution, Noha et Shirine s’observent à distance, perdues dans leur douleur et dans leurs souvenirs, sous le regard nostalgique d’Abou Nouwâs, noyé sous le poids de la perte de son

Oublier Alep, Editions Tamyras

Oublier Alep, Paola Salwan Daher

“Dans les rues poussiéreuses d’une Alep au bord de la révolution, Noha et Shirine s’observent à distance, perdues dans leur douleur et dans leurs souvenirs, sous le regard nostalgique d’Abou Nouwâs, noyé sous le poids de la perte de son

“La Neige Etait Sale” – How much did Simenon “borrow” from Camus?

To read Simenon in his native language; to grasp his world, to indulge in every word he carefully selects, to capture his elusive characters is, without a doubt, to be privileged. Book Review The story is narrated by an omnipresent

“La Neige Etait Sale” – How much did Simenon “borrow” from Camus?

To read Simenon in his native language; to grasp his world, to indulge in every word he carefully selects, to capture his elusive characters is, without a doubt, to be privileged. Book Review The story is narrated by an omnipresent

Summer Blast – I highly recommend

When heels are made of bullets, you cannot stop but wonder how did we end up like this, and how further can those heels take us. Micheline also reviewed Summer Blast. I am not much of a novel reader, I usually

Summer Blast – I highly recommend

When heels are made of bullets, you cannot stop but wonder how did we end up like this, and how further can those heels take us. Micheline also reviewed Summer Blast. I am not much of a novel reader, I usually

Kathy Shalhoub’s Life As a Leb-Neh Lover

I finished reading “Life As a Leb-Neh Lover, the identity crisis of a maybe-Lebanese” by Kathy Shalhoub, last wednesday . Kathy is a shy tweep with a spiky hair and a big heart. I was lucky to meet her on a

Kathy Shalhoub’s Life As a Leb-Neh Lover

I finished reading “Life As a Leb-Neh Lover, the identity crisis of a maybe-Lebanese” by Kathy Shalhoub, last wednesday . Kathy is a shy tweep with a spiky hair and a big heart. I was lucky to meet her on a

Amin Maalouf Spotlighted In The Guardian

One of Lebanon’s most celebrated sons and authors got a quick profile over at The Guardian today because he was shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for best fiction. Here’s a preview: His fiction contains a longing for and

Amin Maalouf Spotlighted In The Guardian

One of Lebanon’s most celebrated sons and authors got a quick profile over at The Guardian today because he was shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for best fiction. Here’s a preview: His fiction contains a longing for and

Love conquers death in a poem

Hind Shoufani’s poems are reminiscent of a lost lover, a lost time…a place, and ultimately the loss of loved one. She transports one through a journey of tears, laughter, sadness, happiness and mostly a life once conquered, yet remains to

Love conquers death in a poem

Hind Shoufani’s poems are reminiscent of a lost lover, a lost time…a place, and ultimately the loss of loved one. She transports one through a journey of tears, laughter, sadness, happiness and mostly a life once conquered, yet remains to

Let’s discuss Paulo Coelho

For several years now, there is a huge fuss about Paulo Coelho. It all started with “The Alchemist”. The Alchemist The Alchemist has gone on to sell more than 65 million copies, becoming one of the best-selling books in history,

Let’s discuss Paulo Coelho

For several years now, there is a huge fuss about Paulo Coelho. It all started with “The Alchemist”. The Alchemist The Alchemist has gone on to sell more than 65 million copies, becoming one of the best-selling books in history,