BULAQ, the new podcast about Arabic fiction in translation (and more!)

Early this month ArabLit and The Arabist launched the new podcast, BULAQ, co-hosted by Ursula Lindsey (The Arabist) and Marcia Lynx Qualey (ArabLit), and produced by The Arabist‘s Issandr El Amrani.

Marcia Lynx Qualey

In a recent ArabLit blog post, Qualey notes that many of her readers “have several times suggested a podcast” but that initially such a project “seemed a perilous thing to attempt by oneself.”

Ursula Lindsey

In their debut podcast, Lindsey and Qualey, who “both write about books—although in different ways,” discuss new Arabic novels, including the forthcoming Hoopoe title In the Spider’s Room by Mohammed Abdelnaby, translated into English by Jonathan Wright.

Click here to read the original and complete post on the ArabLit blog.

Posted on 21/11/2017 in FICTION General, FICTION Literary, tagged as Arabic fiction, ArabLit, Bulaq, Hoopoe, In the Spider's Room, Jonathan Wright, literature, Marcia Lynx Qualey, podcast, The Arabist, translation, Ursula Lindsey


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