Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Bride of Amman – Q&A with Translator Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp

Following my review of Fadi Zaghmout’s The Bride of Amman, I took the chance to catch up with translator Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp for a chat about translating the book. How did you get involved with the project? Was it something … Continue reading

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The Bride of Amman

I have heard a lot about The Bride of Amman as a work in progress from my translator friend Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp, so I was very pleased to be offered an ebook copy for review by Hong Kong based publisher … Continue reading

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Very Subtly Worded Indeed

In her day, Teffi was a literary superstar, writes Anne-Marie Jackson in her introduction to Subtly Worded, a beautiful collection of short stories, published last year by Pushkin Press. It’s easy to see why, because these are witty, yet thought-provoking … Continue reading

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