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Stories About Arab Authors
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Nazir Qabbani

Arab poet and author

Naquib Mahfouz: Nobel Prize for Literature When Naguib Mahfouz won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988, many Americans were scratching their heads, myself included. But after reading his novel "The Thief and the Dogs," I began to understand why he is the most celebrated Arab novelist of his time (in both English and in Arabic!).
Kahlil Gibran - Arab writer, poet, artist This article was written by Joseph Ajlouny. It is based upon Dr. William Shehadi's full length bood about Gibran, now out of print.
Library of Congress Celebrates Rihani Contributions Ameen Rihani (1876-1947) was the first Arab American to write a novel in English. This article explores the contributions he made during his lifetime.