An Evening with Paul Starkey, Youssef Rakha and Gaby Wood

Thursday 18th February 2016
18:30 at Waterstones, London - Piccadilly

The Saif Ghobash Banipal Arabic Literary Translation Prize 2015.

Join us to celebrate and congratulate Paul Starkey, who has won this year’s Arabic Literary Translation Prize for his translation of Youssef Rakha’s novel The Book of the Sultan’s Seal.
The Book of the Sultan’s Seal, published at the height of the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, is one of the most adventurous and innovative novels to have appeared in Arabic in recent years and its English version is a tour de force of translation.”
Paul and Youssef will be in conversation with Gaby Wood. The evening which also includes readings, audience Q&A and book signing. All welcome!  
This event is free, but please reserve your place in-store, by telephone 020 7851 2400 or by email [email protected]
Jointly hosted by the Banipal Trust for Arab Literature & Waterstones Piccadilly.
London - Piccadilly Waterstones, London - Piccadilly
Thursday 18th February 2016

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