Vol. 16, No. 63

 

Essays & Features

2. EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK
By Elie Chalala

6. WRITING TOGETHER:TWO GENERATIONS OF ARAB AMERICANS SERVE THE PUBLIC PURPOSE
By Holy Arida & Richard Allan Popp

10. NEW MEDIA & THE ARAB SPRING
By Michael Teague

13. THE FEAR OF THROATS
By Daoud Al Shiryan

14. THE ARAB SPRING– THE ORIGINAL ARAB REVOLUTION?
By Elie Chalala

17. MAHMOUD DARWISH IN “FI HADRAT AL GHIYAB”
By Michael Teague

18. PRESENTLY READING THE PAST: A LOOK AT EARLY ARAB AMERICAN LITERATURE
By Theri Alyce Pickens

46. ONE HOUR IN HAMA
By Nancy Penrose

 

Interviews

20. SYRIAN SCREENPLAY WRITER NAJEEB NSEIR SPEAKS ON BREAKING TABOOS IN SYRIAN DRAMA
Interviewed by Rebecca Joubin

23. EYAD SHEHAB AHMED ON EDITING, DOCUMENTARY PROJECTS, AND THE INFLUENCE OF GULF-FUNDED SATELLITE DEMAND ON SYRIAN TELEVISION DRAMA
Interviewed by Rebecca Joubin

25. A CONVERSATION WITH POET LAHAB ASSEF AL JUNDI
Interviewed by Immane Chaabane

 

Films

28.GIVE ME LOVE: SONGS FOR THE BROKENHEARTED. Baghdad 1925-1929
Reviewed by Rami Gabriel

26.GOOD MORNING KANDAHAR
Directed by Ariel Nasr

Reviewed by Bobby S. Gulshan
26. LEBANON

Directed by Samuel Maoz
Reviewed by Michael Teague

48. WAITING FOR ABU ZAYD
Directed by Muhammad Ali Atassi
Reviewed by Michael Teague

Music

28.GIVE ME LOVE: SONGS FOR THE BROKENHEARTED. Baghdad 1925-1929
Reviewed by Rami Gabriel

Books

29. MASCULINE IDENTITY IN THE FICTION OF THE ARAB EAST SINCE 1967
By Samira Aghacy
Reviewed by Pauline Homsi Vinson

30. GLOBAL SALAFISM
Edited by Roel Meijer
Reviewed by Michael Teague

32. IT’S EASIER TO REACH HEAVEN THAN THE END OF THE STREET: A JERUSALEM MEMOIR
By Emma Williams
Reviewed by Rebecca Joubin

34. BACK FROM IRAQ
By Hanna Saadah
Reviewed byKatherine Parkinson

34. AT THE EDGE OF THE CITY
Edited by Fadi Shayya
Reviewed by Michael Teague

 

FROM AL JADID’S BOOKSHELF

36. TOUCH, by Adnan Shibli
Reviewed by Lynne Rogers

36. OF IRONY AND EMPIRE: ISLAM, THE WEST, AND THE TRANSCULTURAL INVENTION OF AFRICA, by Laura Rice
Reviewed by Lynne Rogers

36.  I WANT TO GET MARRIED, by Ghada Abdel Al
Reviewed by Rebecca Joubin

36. CHILD IN JERUSALEM, by Felicity Ashbee
Reviewed by Rebecca Joubin

37. B AS IN BEIRUT, by Iman Humaydan Younes
Reviewed by Lynne Rogers

37. I SHALL NOT HATE, by Izzeldin Abuleish
Reviewed by Frances Khirallah Noble

38. ORIGIN, by Diana Abu Jaber
Reviewed by Andrea Shalal-Esa

38. I’JAAM, AN IRAQI RHAPSODY, by Sinan Antoon
Reviewed by Zaid Shlah

39. THE ARAB AMERICAN HANDBOOK, by Nawar Shora
Reviewed by D.W. Aossey

40. LOOM: A NOVEL, by Therese Soukar Chehade
Reviewed by Theri Alyce Pickens

40. THE STORYTELLER OF MARRAKESH, by Joydeep Roy Bhattacharya
Reviewed by Frances Khirallah Noble

40. THE SEXUAL LIFE OF AN ISLAMIST IN PARIS, by Leila Marouane
Reviewed by Michael Teague

41. SPECTERS, by Radwa Ashour
Reviewed by Frances Khirallah Noble

42. IRAQ’S MODERN ARABIC LITERATURE: A GUIDE TO ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS SINCE 1950, by Salih J. Altoma
Reviewed by Rebecca Joubin

42. INSTRUMENTS OF THE STATE, by D.W. Aossey
Reviewd by Michael Teague

 

Poems

28, 45. REFLECTIONS ON THE ARAB SPRING
By Adonis

9. A BUTTERFLY FROM JISR El-SHOGHOUR
By Hala Mohammed

25. RUBIYAT
By Ali Al-Jundi

 

Fiction

44. “THE WEDDING”
by Hanna Saadah

 

CONTRIBUTORS

5.  List of Contributors

 

 

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