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The Kindness of Enemies

From present day Scotland to the court of the Tsar, The Kindness of Enemies follows the sword and legacy of a legendary warrior.

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Lyrics Alley

Lyrics Alley is the story of an affluent, influential Sudanese family shaken by the shifting powers in their country and the near tragedy that threatens the legacy they’ve built for decades.

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Minaret

Minaret is a provocative, timely, and engaging novel about a young Muslim woman—once privileged and secular in her native land and now impoverished in London—gradually embracing her traditional faith.

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The Translator

Leila Aboulela’s assured debut is about a widowed Muslim mother living in Aberdeen who falls in love with a Scottish secular academic.

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Coloured Lights

Coloured Lights is the first collection of short stories from award-winning writer Leila Aboulela. One of the stories, ‘The Museum’, won the first Caine Prize for African Writing in 2000.

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News….

March 3rd- 5th The Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature, Dubai

February 23rd, ”Through the Eyes of Others: Developing Empathy by Reading Fiction”, American University Cairo

February 21, “Fiction As Translation” A talk for the Center for Translation Studies, American University Cairo.

October 6th Ilkley Literature Festival In Conversation with Dr. Emily Zobel Marshall from Leeds Beckett University

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Press

*****Review of The Kindness of Enemies in The Independent
*****Allan Massie reviews The Kindness of Enemies in The Scotsman
*****Anthony Mara reviews The Kindness of Enemies in The San Francisco Chronicle.
*****Ron Charles reviews The Kindness of Enemies in the The Washington Post.
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