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The Washington Post, Ron Charles

Books Poet Dunya Mikhail fled Iraq — but still carries home with her By Ron Charles February 23, 2016 Dunya Mikhail’s life straddles the divide of exile. It’s a divide reflected in the structure of her celebrated memoir, “Diary of ...

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Arabic Literature in English, Hand Saeed

Reading Dunya Mikhail’s New Book on Daesh’s Survivors BY MLYNXQUALEY on AUGUST 24, 2017 • ( 2 ) This year, poet Dunya Mikhail (Iraqi Nights, The War Works Hard) published a work of nonfiction about women’s lives under Daesh, In the Market of ...

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Three Percent, Vincent Francone

  In a culture that privileges prose, reviewing poetry is fairly pointless. And I’ve long since stopped caring about what the world reads and dropped the crusade to get Americans to read more poems. Part of the fault, as I’ve ...

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Englewood Review of Books, Matthew Kaul

PDF copy “Memory’s Broken Time Machine” A Review of Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea. by Dunya Mikhail.  Reviewed by Matthew Kaul. Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea. by Dunya Mikhail. Translated by Elizabeth Winslow and Dunya Mikhail. Paperback: ...

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Why War Poetry, John Bradley

John Bradley PDF copy Why War Poetry “The opinion that art should have nothing to do with politics is itself a political attitude.” —George Orwell In his revealing essay “Why I Write,” Orwell lists the four main factors motivating writers: ...

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