The Bamboo Stalk: A Conversation with Saud Alsanousi


WHEN October 24, 2018
6-7:30 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

Awarded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, renowned author Saud Alsanousi discusses his book The Bamboo Stalk (Hamid bin Khalifa University Press, 2016), which takes an unflinching look at the lives of foreign workers in Arab countries and confronts the universal problems of identity, race, and religion. Joining Alsanousi is the book’s translator Jonathan Wright.

  • Saud Alsanousi, Novelist and Journalist
  • Jonathan Wright, Literary Translator

In Collaboration with

International Prize for Arabic Fiction
Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU

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