A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture marks a decade of supporting artistic projects with an exhibition in Beirut’s new “museum of memory.”
The Townhouse art gallery, a cultural landmark, has survived a raid by state authorities and a building collapse.
American University in Cairo Press weathers the post-Mubarak era, focusing on scholarly books and new Arabic writing.
Solidarité International commissioned graphic artists to tell true stories of Syrians in Lebanon in a vivid and imaginative way.
Mahmoud Said’s oeuvre reflects an engagement with beauty, heritage, and national identity that remains relevant today.
At the notorious French refugee camp, a cartoonist brings an unusual perspective to her experience as a volunteer.
A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
A retired professor hunts down books published in Morocco and makes them available to a wider audience. His challenges reflect the wider problems of Arab publishing.