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106 Miguel Angel Moratinos: Culture and art for development 110 Rudroneel Ghosh: Assilah – Morocco’s bridge to the world 115 Hassouna Mosbahi: Benaissa and Assilah – A love story


A LITERARY JOURNEY THROUGH ARAB CINEMA 122 Nadia El-Sebai SAFAR FILM FESTIVAL 2018 125 Joseph Fahim Literary Adaptations in Arab Cinema 132 Amin Zaoui Opium and the Stick: The novel’s poetics and the film’s ambition 136 Lulu Norman Horses of God: Location and characters the driving force 142 Haitham El-Zobaidi Wanted: A woman’s literature that can be turned into film 146 Mahmoud al-Ghitani Fallen Angels Paradise: Egyptian film

– Brazilian novel 152 Wen-chin Ouyang Gate of the Sun: “You should have eaten the oranges” 156 Najlaa Eltom The Wedding of Zein: What genre could the film possibly be? 160 Daoud Abdel Sayed: “Literature is a window I look out from onto worlds I don’t know” Interview by Mansoura Ez-Eldin 167 Koutaiba al-Janabi Stories of Passers Through 170 Becki Maddock The Dupes and Men in the Sun 176 Ali Douagi The Broken Streetlight, a short story translated by Karen McNeil and Miled Faiza 182 Fadhil al-Azzawi Cell Block Five: The present in the past form 185 Laura Ferreri For Bread Alone: “No more night, when the chains have broken” BOOK REVIEWS 188 Anna Ziajka Stanton: The Diaries of Waguih Ghali, edited by May Hawas 192 Peter Clark: Ibn Khaldun, An Intellectual Biography by

Robert Irwin 195 Clare Roberts: The Baghdad Clock by Shahad Al Rawi 198 Susannah Tarbush: After Coffee by Abdelrashid Mahmoudi 204 BOOKS RECEIVED

LITERARY PRIZES 2018 208 Sheikh Zayed Book Award 212 International Prize for Arabic Fiction 216 Man Booker International Prize

EVENT 219 Gingko Library: Towards a New Divan


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