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Middle Eastern Graphic Novels
Graphic novels are an intriguing way to showcase flavor, culture, history, and humanity. They're typically more digestible in one sitting than novels, and can have alluring artwork that features not just an artist's style, but the culture they represent. Here are some graphic novels that feature Arab culture and created by Arab-x authors and/or illustrators.
Arab-x authors to read right now
Here's a list of some of my more recent Arab-x author reads, some of which will become future 2021 YMERC titles.
Award-winning Syrian author Shahla Ujayli’s “A Bed for the King’s Daughter” is an extraordinary short-story collection of 22 fictional tales.
Labeled as “too short” or “not Arab enough,” Hussain said that the collection went beyond what was on the page, inspiring readers to explore what was unsaid and unwritten.
Ahlan wa sahlan! Thank you for joining in with us in the Year of the Middle Eastern Reading Challenge (YMERC).
#YMERC2020 April Part 2
Ahlan wa sahlan! Thank you for joining in with me in the Year of the Middle Eastern Reading Challenge (YMERC)!