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Banipal magazine brings worlds together through literature, initiating dialogue between the Arab world and other cultures, helping to make the world a smaller, better, more understanding and tolerant place . . . Our 56th issue focuses on Generation ’56, featuring nine influential Arab voices, all born in 1956, all of whom grew up to become major beacons of modernity, intellectual freedom and creativity in the Arab world and establish important cultural initiatives: Ziad Rahbani, Hassan Yaghi, Nouri Al-Jarrah, Khalid Al-Maaly, Saif al-Rahbi, Maia Tabet, Habib Abdulrab Sarori, Amin Zaoui and Samuel Shimon. Plus five Sudanese authors, including Tayeb Salih and Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin, the poet filmmakers Ahmed Al-Mulla and Safaa Fathy, and fiction writers Raouf Kobeissi and Rashad Abu Shawar.

Banipal magazine is the ever-open window on today’s Arab literary scene. Since 1998, its three issues a year have brought Arab writers into the global arena through English translations of a wealth of fiction, poetry and interviews by established and emerging Arab authors and poets, most for the first time. Each issue also contains book reviews and often features Guest Literature from a non-Arab country.

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