Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Chelmsford shop
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Arabic Literature in English: An evening with prizewinning translators Jonathan Wright & William Maynard Hutchins

Thursday 13th February 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

The joint winners of the 2013 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation discuss their winning novels and the art of translation with fellow literary translator Paul Starkey. Azazeel, translated by Jonathan Wright (below left), tells an enthralling tale set in 5th-century Egypt and Syria by Egyptian author Youssef Ziedan, which won the 2009 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, and A Land Without Jasmine, translated by William Maynard Hutchins (below right), is a gripping page-turner from young Yemeni author Wajdi Al-Ahdal. Enjoy a glass of wine and listen to Jonathan and William read from their winning translations in this celebration of the best of Arabic fiction.


Wright Hutchins


Tickets: Free, email: to reserve a seat.
Venue: The Gallery at Foyles, Third Floor, Charing Cross Road



Leave a review

Related Items

A Land without Jasmine
Wajdi Al-Ahdal; William Hutchins
Youssef Ziedan; Jonathan Wright
Latest Blog
Caroline Taggart on Why Punctuation Can be Surprisingly Exciting

Caroline Taggart explains the versatility of punctuation.

Under the Knife: Recreating the Grimy World of Victorian Surgery

Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.

The Sky Doesn't Have to be Blue: Steve Antony on Life as a Colour Blind Illustrator

Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.

View all Blog Entries
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd