Top Five

About Episode

We discuss some of our favorite books from the past year, and some titles we’re excited to get our hands on soon.  Show Notes     Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World, ed. Zahra Hankir      Book of Disappearance by Ibtisam Azem, tr. Sinan Antoon     Palestine + 100, ed. Basma Ghalayini     Palestine as Metaphor, by Mahmoud Darwish, tr. Amira El-Zein and Carolyn Forché       Room 304 or How I Hid from My Dear Father for 35 Years by Amr Ezzat, tr. Nora Amin and Yasmine Zohdi     Souls of Edo, by Stella Gaitano, is available from Rafiki Printing and Publishing     Celestial Bodies, by Jokha al-Harthi, tr. Marilyn Booth; you can watch the clip from their CNN interview on Twitter.     Sentence to Hope: A Sa’dallah Wannous Reader by Sa’dallah Wannous, tr. Nada Saab and Robert Myers     Cairo Since 1900: An Architectural Guide by Mohamed Elshahed     The Magnificent Conman of Cairo by Adel Kamel, tr. Waleed Almusharaf     Impostures by al-Hariri, translated by Michael Cooperson ·      In Pursuit of Enayat al-Zayat by Iman Mersal