A Map of Absence: An Anthology of Palestinian Writing on the Nakba
(ed.) Atef Alshaer
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Saqi Books (13 May 2019)
This unique, landmark anthology includes translated excerpts of works by major authors such as Mahmoud Darwish, Ghassan Kanafani and Fadwa Tuqan alongside those of emerging writers, published here in English for the first time. Depicting the varied aspects of Palestinian life both before and after 1948, their writings highlight the ongoing resonances of the Nakba. An intimate companion for all lovers of world literature, A Map of Absence reveals the depth and breadth of Palestinian writing.