Sun 26 July 2015, 4.30-5pm
The British Library
96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
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25 July, 4.30pm
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26 July, 5.30pm
Highly acclaimed Lebanese novelist Hoda Barakat is a finalist for the 2015 Man Booker International Prize.
She will read from some of her uniquely potent works such as The Stone of Laughter and The Tiller of Waters in the original Arabic and the English translation.
A limited number of free places will be available for this event on the day on a first come first served basis.
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, Banipal and Institut français du Royaume-Uni.