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(Arabic: سوزان أبو الهوى)

susan abulhawa was born to refugees of the 1967 war when Israel captured what remained of Palestine, including Jerusalem. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her daughter. She is the founder and President of Playgrounds for Palestine, a children’s organization dedicated to upholding The Right to Play for Palestinian children. Her debut novel, Mornings in Jenin, was an international bestseller, translated into 30 languages. Her second novel, The Blue Between Sky and Water, was likewise a bestseller, translated into 20 languages. The reach of her books and volume of her readership have made abulhawa one of the most widely read Arab authors in the world. Her latest novel, Against the Loveless Wo
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New Novel: Against The Loveless World

I'm very excited to announce the forthcoming publication of my new novel, Against the Loveless World, to be released in the US on August 25, 2020.

This is the story of a woman with many names. Her mother named her "Nahr," to keep a promise she made to the Jordan River when she was forced to cross it on foot to escape Israel's invasion in 1967. But "Yaqoot" is what her father recorded on her birth Read more of this blog post »
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"Susan Abulhawa is literally one of the best writers I have ever read....idk how to feel rn.....but i NEED a memoir from her!!!"
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I lived in the Gaza strip from 1994-2000 - my youngest memories are of living in Palestine. I've spent my entire adult life attempting to explain the suffering of Palestine people to peo" Read more of this review »
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"“𝑻𝒉𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒕𝒖𝒕𝒆 𝒓𝒆𝒇𝒖𝒈𝒆𝒆𝒔 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝑰𝒓𝒂𝒒 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑬𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒐𝒑𝒊𝒂 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒌 𝒂𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒔𝒖𝒄𝒉 𝒇𝒆𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒔𝒕 𝒇𝒆𝒓𝒗𝒐𝒓- 𝒅𝒐 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒌𝒏𝒐𝒘 𝒘𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒚 𝒅𝒐? 𝑻𝒉𝒆𝒚 𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒍 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒊𝒓 𝒅𝒂𝒖𝒈𝒉𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒔𝒐𝒏𝒔. 𝑯𝒐𝒏𝒐𝒓 𝒊𝒔 𝒂𝒏 𝒆𝒙𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒃𝒍𝒆 𝒍𝒖𝒙𝒖𝒓𝒚 𝒘𝒉𝒆𝒏 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒏𝒐 𝒎𝒆𝒂𝒏𝒔 𝒐𝒓 𝒔𝒉𝒆𝒍𝒕𝒆𝒓 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒇𝒖𝒄𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅. 𝑾𝒆" Read more of this review »
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“أيا كان شعورك , اكبتيه في داخلك”
Susan Abulhawa, Mornings in Jenin

“We come from the land, give our love and labor to her, and she nurtures us in return. When we die, we return to the land. In a way, she owns us. Palestine owns us and we belong to her”
Susan Abulhawa, Mornings in Jenin

“أنتِ, يا عزيزتي .. لستِ زهرة;فالزهرة شيء يزهر يوماُ ويذبل في اليوم التالي.أنتِ النبض في قلبي”
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