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Title This is not a border : reportage & reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature / edited by Ahdaf Soueif & Omar Robert Hamilton.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    809 THI    Available
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Edition First U.S. edition.
Description x, 340 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note "Celebrating the tenth anniversary of PalFest ... a collection of essays, poems, and sketches from some of the world's most distinguished artists responding to their experiences at this unique festival"--Page 4 of cover.
Contents Introduction / Adhaf Soueif -- Welcome / Mahmoud Darwish -- Where does Palestine begin? / Yasmin El-Rifae -- The Gaza suite : Gaza / Suheir Hammad -- Jerusalem / Adhaf Soueif -- Draw your own conclusions / J.M. Coetzee -- Three encounters on the West Bank / Mercedes Kemp -- Through the looking-glass / Adam Foulds -- Sleeping in Gaza / Najwan Darwish -- Once upon a Jeusalem / Susan Abulhawa -- Permission to enter / Jeremy Harding -- Privatising Allenby / Suad Amiry -- Allenby border crossing / Sabrina Mahfouz -- Qalandia / Gillian Slovo -- After ten years / John Horner -- Diary / Brigid Keenan -- India and Israel : an ideological convergence / Pankaj Mishra -- In the company of writers / Kamila Shamsie -- The Gaza suite : Jabaliya / Suheir Hammad -- Letters from Gaza / Atef Abu Saif -- Gaza, from Cairo / Selma Dabbagh -- From the diaspora, part one / Jehan Bseiso -- Darkening the dramaturgy / Omar El-Khairy -- This poem will not end apartheid / Remi Kanazi -- An image / Geoff Dyer -- Poetry and protest / Maath Musleh -- Cold violence / Teju Cole -- The City of David / Ghada Karmi -- The writer's job / William Sutcliffe -- From the diaspora, part two / Jehan Bseiso -- Equality, supremacy and security / Ed Pavlić -- A gift for PalFest / Alice Walker -- Silence is a language / Jeremy Harding -- Drawing PalFest / Muiz -- Diary / Deborah Moggach -- Until it isn't / Remi Kanazi -- Sight / Ru Freeman -- The end of apartheid / Henning Mankell -- What we witnessed / Michael Ondaatje -- Stories from the Armenian Quarter / Nancy Kricorian -- A scramble of authors / Michael Palin -- Bethlehem / Sabrina Mahfouz -- Crucifixion / Nathalie Handal -- Pakistan/Palestine / Mohammed Hanif -- Hebron / Sabrina Mahfouz -- The stranglehold / Victoria Brittain -- The sound of a festival / Chinua Achebe -- South Africa and Israel : a familiar geography / Rachel Holmes -- The Gaza suite : Rafah / Suheir Hammad -- Shujaiyya dust / Molly Crabapple -- Gaza / Sabrina Mahfouz -- A decade of writers' walks / Raja Shehadeh -- Let your lives speak / Linda Spalding -- A bus stop in London / Najwan Darwish -- The scattering / Claire Messud -- How to survive exile / Sabrina Mahfouz -- What we talk about when we talk about Palestine / Jamal Mahjoub -- The Gaza suite : Tel El Hawa / Suheir Hammad -- Exit strategy / China Miéville -- The Gaza suite : Zeitoun / Suheir Hammad -- The end of art is peace / Omar Robert Hamilton.
Subject Palestine Festival of Literature -- History.
Palestine Festival of Literature -- Poetry.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Literature and the conflict.
Authors -- Political and social views.
Politics and literature.
Literature and society.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Poetry.
Palestine -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Essays.
Poetry.
Added Author Soueif, Ahdaf, editor.
Hamilton, Omar Robert, 1984- editor.
ISBN 9781632868848 (PB)
1632868849 (PB)

 
    
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