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28 January 2019
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The World of Contemporary Arabic Literature and its Translation into English for over 20 Years
Location: Abdullah Al Zayed House
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Samuel Chamoun – Iraq

Samuel Shimon is an Iraqi writer and journalist. In 1998, he founded with his wife Margaret Obank the quarterly literary magazine Banipal which focuses on the translation of Arabic literature into English. In 2005 he published his first novel An Iraqi in Paris to great success and subsequently translated into several languages. Shimon currently resides in the British capital London.

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Press House