Sun 26 July 2015, 5.30-7pm
The British Library
96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
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25 July, 4.30pm
Hot Off the Press
26 July, 4.30pm
Reading by Hoda Barakat
To close the Shubbak Literature Festival, Elias Khoury, one of the leading lights of Arabic literature and author of a number of award-winning novels, including the critically acclaimed Gate of the Sun, discusses his writing and inspirations with award-winning author, academic and critic Marina Warner.
The author will also read from a selection of his novels.
“A brilliant figure” Edward Said
“A writer, militant, and cultural icon” The New Yorker
Included in Sunday and Weekend Pass. A limited number of single event tickets are also available priced at £8 (£6 over 60s, £5 other concessions)
Part of the Shubbak Literature Festival.
Programme developed in partnership with Saqi Books and the British Library.
Supported by British Council, Open Society Foundations, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC, International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing and Banipal.