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Writ­ten by Qatari au­thor, Ab­du­laziz Al Mah­moud, and trans­lated by Karim Traboulsi, is a grip­ping his­tor­i­cal ad­ven­ture set in the Ara­bian Gulf. The 2013 win­ner of the highly-es­teemed In­ter­na­tional Prize for Ara­bic Fic­tion, The Bam­boo Stalk is writ­ten by Kuwaiti au­thor, Saud Al- Sanousi, and trans­lated by Jonathan Wright brings the story of a young Kuwait­iFilipino boy nav­i­gat­ing his dual iden­ti­ties to a wider and ever-grow­ing in­ter­na­tional au­di­ence. Writ­ten by Su­danese au­thor, Amir Tag El­sir and trans­lated by Wil­liam Hutchins, Telepa­thy, is a psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller that blurs the lines be­tween re­al­ity and the imag­ined world. Fakhri Saleh, Head of Ara­bic Pub­lish­ing at HBKU Press, said: “As a lead­ing pub­lish­ing house in the Mid­dle East, we strive to work with the most tal­ented writ­ers and trans­la­tors and to in­tro­duce more and more read­ers to the wealth of lit­er­ary works and voices from the re­gion.”

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