Mikhail Naimy


Born
in Baskinta , Lebanon
October 17, 1889

Died
February 28, 1988

Genre

Influences


Mikha'il Na'ima (also spelled Mikhail Naimy; Arabic: ميخائيل نعيمة) (b.1889 in Mount Sannine in modern day Lebanon, d. 1988) was a Lebanese author and poet of the New York Pen League.

He wrote 99 books, including drama, essays, poetry, criticism, short stories and biography.

Among his best known books is the Book of Mirdad, a mystical text first published in Lebanon in 1948, which was translated into English and published in London in 1962.

The mystic Osho had this to say about The Book of Mirdad. He said, "There are millions of books in the world, but 'The Book of Mirdad' stands out far above any book in existence."

Mr. Naimy was a biographer and longtime associate of Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese writer, artist, poet, and philosopher and he pe
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مذكرات الأرقش

4.04 avg rating — 2,087 ratings — published 1949 — 9 editions
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The Book of Mirdad: The str...

4.40 avg rating — 1,181 ratings — published 1946 — 39 editions
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كان ما كان

3.82 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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لقاء

3.74 avg rating — 472 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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جبران خليل جبران

4.12 avg rating — 393 ratings — published 1934 — 6 editions
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سبعون - المرحلة الأولى

4.06 avg rating — 344 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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اليوم الأخير

4.12 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 1963 — 5 editions
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الغربال

3.82 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 1923 — 4 editions
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كرم على درب

3.71 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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أكابر

3.67 avg rating — 240 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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“لكل كلمة أذن
ولعل أذنك ليست لكلماتي
فلا تتهمني بالغموض”
ميخائيل نعيمة

“عندما تصبح المكتبة ضرورة كالطاولة والسرير والكرسي والمطبخ؛ عندئذ يمكن القول بأننا أصبحنا قومًا متحضرين”
ميخائيل نعيمة, أحاديث مع الصحافة

“ليس من المنطق في شيء أن تباهي بالحرية وأنت مكبل بقيود المنطق”
ميخائيل نعيمة, كرم على درب