Two debuts make Arabic Fiction prize shortlist

Two debut novels are battling it out on the shortlist for the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, including one soon to be published by Oneworld. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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