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Volume 55, Issue 4

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poetry

Being Medit

By Erri De Luca

poetry

Being Medit

By De Luca Erri

translation

Being Medit

By Jim Hicks

fiction

The Country

By Francesc Seres

translation

The Country

By Peter Bush

poetry

Beit

By Nathalie Handal

poetry

Liturgy

By Nathalie Handal

poetry

It's Worthwhile Remaining a Tel Aviv Citizen on the Bank of the Yarkon River

By Ortsion Bartana

essay

Riding the Babel on Wheels

By Igiaba Scego

translation

Riding the Babel on Wheels

By Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi

translation

Riding the Babel on Wheels

By Offredi Poletto

fiction

For My Next Illusion I Will Use Wings

By Alex Epstein

essay

Levantine Legends and Histories of Bread

By Predrag Matvejevic

translation

Levantine Legends and Histories of Bread

By Russell Valentino

poetry

Story of the Olive Tree

By Sharif Elmusa

poetry

Looking at a Donkey

By James Sacre

translation

Looking at a Donkey

By David Ball

poetry

Distance

By Maya Abu-Alhayyat

translation

Distance

By Fady Joudah

poetry

Tempted by Nothing

By Adonis

translation

Tempted by Nothing

By Khaled Mattawa

translation

Love from Afar

By Patricia Frederick

essay

The Inheritance of Marie Saulnier

By Laure Katsaros

photography

Photographs

By Vanessa Winship

fiction

The Story of La Florida

By Laila Lalami

poetry

Cell

By Maria Ganado

poetry

The Ringing Bones

By Giuseppe Bonaviri

translation

The Ringing Bones

By Stephen Campiglio

fiction

Allah's Christians

By Massimo Carlotto

translation

Allah's Christians

By Yvonne Freccero

fiction

The Journeys of 'A'bdi, known as Son of Hamriya

By Abdelrahim Lahbibi

translation

The Journeys of 'A'bdi, known as Son of Hamriya

By Mbarek Sryfi

fiction

A Rare Blue Bird That Flies With Me

By Youssef Fadel

translation

A Rare Blue Bird That Flies With Me

By Charis Bredin

fiction

Tashari

By Inaam Kachachi

translation

Tashari

By Roger Allen

fiction

Frankenstein in Baghdad

By Ahmed Saadawi

translation

Frankenstein in Baghdad

By Jonathan Wright

fiction

The Shell

By Moustafa Khalife

translation

The Shell

By Ruth Kemp

art

Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution

essay

Repatriation: A Libya Memoir

By Khaled Mattawa

poetry

Do We Need to Understand

By Gokcenur C

translation

Do We Need to Understand

By Robyn Marsack

fiction

The Old Woman from the Mountains

By Leila Sebbar

translation

The Old Woman from the Mountains

By Dawn Fulton

poetry

To Netanyahu

By Naomi Nye

essay

Dale

By Ilija Trojanow

translation

Dale

By Philip Boehm

photography

Dale

By Christian Muhrbeck

fiction

The Crossing

By Gabriella Ghermandi

translation

The Crossing

By Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi

translation

The Crossing

By Victoria Poletto

memoir

Radio Street

By Ibtisam Barakat

fiction

Europe in Patras

By Ersi Sotiropoulos

translation

Europe in Patras

By Evelyn Toynton

essay

The Archeology of a Relationship: Jorneying to Italy with Roberto Rosselini

By Barabara Kellum

poetry

The Unlimiting Infinite

By Marcello Fois

translation

The Unlimiting Infinite

By Alfonso Procaccini

Table of Contents

Introduction, by Anna Botta and Michel Moushabeck

GENUS LOCI

Being Medit, a poem by Erri De Luca,
translated by Jim Hicks

The Country, a story by Francesc Serés,
translated by Peter Bush

Beit and Liturgy, poems by Nathalie Handal

It’s Worthwhile Remaining a Tel Aviv Citizen
on the Bank of the Yarkon River,
a poem by Ortsion Bartana

Riding the Babel on Wheels, an essay by Igiaba Scego,
translated by Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi and
Victoria Offredi Poletto

For My Next Illusion I Will Use Wings,
three stories by Alex Epstein

MATERIALS OF CULTURE

Levantine Legends and Histories of Bread,
an essay by Predrag Matvejevic´,
translated by Russell Scott Valentino

Story of the Olive Tree, a poem by Sharif S. Elmusa

Looking at a Donkey, poems by James Sacré,
translated by David Ball

Distance, a poem by Maya Abu-Alhayyat,
translated by Fady Joudah

HISTORIES

Tempted by Nothing, a poem excerpt by Adonis,
translated by Khaled Mattawa

Love from Afar, a libretto by Amin Maalouf,
translated by Patricia E. Frederick

The Inheritance of Marie Saulnier,
an essay by Laure Katsaros

Photographs, photographs and text by Vanessa Winship

The Story of La Florida, a novel excerpt by Laila Lalami

Cell, a poem by Maria Grech Ganado

The Ringing Bones, a poem by Giuseppe Bonaviri,
translated by Stephen Campiglio

Allah’s Christians, a novel excerpt by Massimo Carlotto,
translated by Yvonne Freccero

THE IPAF SHORT LIST

The Journeys of ’A’bdi, known as Son of Hamriya,
a novel excerpt by Abdelrahim Lahbibi,
translated by Mbarek Sryfi

A Rare Blue Bird That Flies with Me,
a novel excerpt by Youssef Fadel,
translated by Charis Bredin

Tashari, a novel excerpt by Inaam Kachachi,
translated by Roger Allen

Frankenstein in Baghdad,
a novel excerpt by Ahmed Saadawi,
translated by Jonathan Wright

HIC ET NUNC

from The Shell, novel excerpts by Moustafa Khalifé,
translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp

from Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the
Egyptian Revolution

Repatriation: A Libya Memoir, an essay by Khaled Mattawa

Do We Need to Understand, a poem by Gökçenur Ç.,
translated by the author and Robyn Marsack

The Old Woman from the Mountains,
a story by Leïla Sebbar, translated by Dawn Fulton

To Netanyahu, a poem by Naomi Shihab Nye

Dale, an essay by Ilija Trojanow, translated by Philip Boehm,
with photos by Christian Muhrbeck

The Crossing, a novel excerpt by Gabriella Ghermandi,
translated by Giovanna Bellesia-Contuzzi and
Victoria Offredi Poletto

BILDUNG

Radio Street, from a memoir by Ibtisam Barakat

Europe in Patras, a story by Ersi Sotiropoulos,
translated by Evelyn Toynton

The Archeology of a Relationship: Journeying to
Italy with Roberto Rossellini,
an essay by Barbara Kellum

The Unlimiting Infinite, a poem by Marcello Fois,
translated by Alfonso Procaccini

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