My 2020 in Books

I am stealing this meme from the blog 476Books, who spotted it from others. I only publish meme once in a while, possibly once a year, but I enjoy reading them more than writing them and I fancy to get inspired by some of the titles I come across. I was surprised by how unexpectedly…

On Memory: An Evening with Palestinian Writers

London, October 29th– The Arab British Centre hosted an event on Memory with four displaced Palestinian artists. During a brief presentation, I learnt that the ABC is a registered charity which promotes Arabic culture, language and knowledge in the UK and aims to enhance relationships of respect, support and collaboration. In fact, it is one of…

Readers on the road: New Beacon Books in London

I am going to call this out with a bit of vehemence, as I am not sure it currently has the attention it deserves. I would love to have known the New Beacon probably back a decade ago, when I happened to be in a London short-stay, conducting researches for my dissertation in Caribbean literature.…

A literary journey through Macedonia

I asked myself to name at least one Macedonian writer that I knew and my mind went blank. I am reblogging this interesting post which is a good point to start from and discover more about literary Macedonia. Much more can be found on Map World Literature , worth visiting.  Christina E. Kramer provides plenty of reasons…