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Jan.06.2014
One of the Middle East’s most celebrated voices, Rabih Alameddine follows his international bestseller, The Hakawati, with an enchanting story of a book-loving, obsessive, seventy-two-year-old “unnecessary” woman. Aaliya Saleh lives alone in her Beirut apartment, surrounded by stockpiles of...
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Aug.10.2012
Two souls brought together by love are distanced by the challenges of living with conflicting social values during times of extreme political stress. Rasha Halwani, a victim of the Lebanese civil war, and Luke Elliott, a British photojournalist, begin a clandestine romance while on vacation in...
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Feb.16.2011
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Feb.16.2011
Conversations With Your Naked is a short story part of an erotic anthology Nuits Beyrouthines published by Tamyras. It is an attempted dissociation of both gender and sexuality into a proposed Polysexual construct  encompassing the city and its people. Excerpt: "That was her pose, and a...
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Jan.02.2008
An extraordinary literary debut, this book is about the AIDS epidemic, the civil war in Beirut, death, sex, and the meaning of life. Daring in form as well as content, Koolaids turns the traditional novel inside out and hangs it on the clothesline to air.