Al-Qasim: Sadder than Water: New and Selected Poems and Habiby: Saraya, the Ogre’s Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale

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VOL. 36

2006/2007

No. 4
P. 117
Recent Books
Al-Qasim: Sadder than Water: New and Selected Poems and Habiby: Saraya, the Ogre’s Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale
ABSTRACT

CAPTIVATING SADNESS

Sadder than Water: New and Selected Poems, by Samih al-Qasim, translated by Nazih Kassis. Jerusalem: Ibis Editions, 2006. xxxi + 173 pages. Notes to p. 179. $15.95 paper.

Saraya, the Ogre’s Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale, by Emile Habiby, translated by Peter Theroux. Jerusalem: Ibis Editions, 2006. 210 pages. $16.95 paper. JSTOR

 NOHA RADWAN is assistant professor of Arabic literature at the department of Middle East and Asian languages and cultures at Columbia University.