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Madinah: City Stories from the Middle East

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Conjuring the unpredictability of city life in the Middle East, this compilation of stories reveals the metropolis itself through a vibrant assortment of personalities. From the celebrated author collecting an award in the city that exiled him decades before to the forlorn lover waiting at a rendezvous as government officials raid nearby shops, this anthology shows how ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Carcanet Press Ltd. (first published October 27th 2008)
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Joumana Haddad (جمانة حداد) is a Lebanese poet, translator, journalist and women rights activist.

She’s been selected as one of the world’s 100 most powerful Arab women in March 2014 by CEO magazine Middle East (position 62), for her cultural and social activism.

She is head of the Cultural pages for "An Nahar" newspaper, and an instructor of creative writing at the Lebanese American University in B
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