Algeria

Books in this genre are set in or about Algeria.

Algeria is a North African country with a Mediterranean coastline and a Saharan desert interior. Many empires have left legacies here, such as the ancient Roman ruins in seaside Tipaza. In the capital, Algiers, Ottoman landmarks like circa-1612 Ketchaoua Mosque line the hillside Casbah quarter, with its narrow alleys and stairways. The city’s Neo-Byzantine basilica Notre Dame d’Afrique dates to French colonial rule.

La Petite Dernière
A Bookshop in Algiers
The Sealwoman's Gift
L'Art de perdre
All Men Want to Know
La discrétion
Zabor ou Les Psaumes
Algiers, Third World Capital
Algériennes 1954-1962
إختلاط المواسم
Paris in the Present Tense
سلالم ترولار
Pedres a la butxaca
1994
Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter
The Stranger
La Peste | The Plague
The Meursault Investigation
Ce que le jour doit à la nuit
A Savage War of Peace: Algeria, 1954-1962
Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade
The Lovers of Algeria
The Outsider
A Bookshop in Algiers
ذاكرة الجسد
L'Art de perdre
The Fall
The German Mujahid
The Attack
Children of the New World
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradCry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
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Great Modern African Reads
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Men and Popular Music in Algeria by Marc Schade-PoulsenL'aventure du raï by Bouziane DaoudiBig Mahboula, Crazy about Rai, Algeria, Algerians, North Afri... by Kathleen WoolrichLa chanson Raï  by Marie VirolleLe Raï by Bouziane Daoudi
Books on Raï
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Benarrioua Aniss
Codolyc 30 mg And the cops come out of the woodwork We hide in the holes we call home Catch us if you can And I hear la voix de ville humming in my head And I see the sirens of the seven villes moving ahead To come and greet the connoisseur of paths Me I say « Bravo» and «Long live death»
Benarrioua Aniss, Sins of Algiers

Benarrioua Aniss
Raise my astral body to the space And may the angels take me to higher plains To the density where poets are gods, Where my poems won’t be in vain Look at the cities from up high And see how bright Algiers can shine ; To tell myself that, you, where you are, You are the most sparkling light.
Benarrioua Aniss, Sins of Algiers

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