Beirut Hellfire SocietyBeirut Hellfire Society
Rawi Hage
A searing and visionary novel set in war-torn 1970s Beirut, from an author praised for his "fierce poetic originality" (Boston Globe) and "uncompromising vision" (Colm Tóibín).On a ravaged street overlooking a cemetery in Beirut’s Christian enclave, we meet an eccentric young man named Pavlov, the son of a local undertaker. When his father meet ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2019-07-16 | ISBN-13: 9781324002918

De Niro's GameDe Niro's Game
Rawi Hage
Childhood best friends Bassam and George have grown to be men in war-ravaged Beirut. Now they must choose between the only two futures available to them: to stay in the devastated city and consolidate power through crime or to go into exile abroad, alienated from the only existence they have ever known. Told in a distinctive, captivating voice t ...
Number of pages: 277 | Publication Date: 2008-08-05 | ISBN-13: 9780061470578

CarnivalCarnival
Rawi Hage
A stirring new masterpiece from the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award–winning author of Cockroach and De Niro’s Game. In Carnival, internationally acclaimed author Rawi Hage takes us into the world of Fly, a taxi driver in a crime-ridden apocalyptic metropolis. Raised in the circus, the son of a golden-haired trapeze artist and a flying-carpet man, F ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2013-06-17 | ISBN-13: 9780393072426

CockroachCockroach
Rawi Hage
"Funny and sharp . . . playful and erotic."―New York Times Book Review In Montreal's restless immigrant community, our unnamed narrator is living in despair. Forced to visit a therapist after a suicide attempt, he brings us back to his childhood in a war-torn country, forward into his current life in the smoky émigré cafés where everyone has a ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2010-10-25 | ISBN-13: 9780393337877

The StorytellerThe Storyteller
Pierre Jarawan
“Jarawan has produced a fairytale that could be straight out of One Thousand and One Nights. From the very beginning, you float away on the story as if on a flying carpet.” ―NRCSamir leaves the safety and comfort of his family’s adopted home, Germany, for volatile Beirut in an attempt to find his missing father. The only clues Samir has are ...
Number of pages: 468 | Publication Date: 2019-04-02 | ISBN-13: 9781642860115

Glimmer Train Stories, #79Glimmer Train Stories, #79
by Terrence Cheng, Vauhini Vara, Adam Theron-Lee Rensch, Rawi Hage, Selena Anderson, John Stazinski, Amy S. Gottfried, Sam Ruddick, Michael Schiavone, Sara Whyatt, Gabriel Brownstein, Diane Chang, Jeremiah Chamberlin (interviewer)
Literary short stories by established and emerging writers. Excerpts: Terrence Cheng The Merchant All familiar faces, part of a community that worked and lived and fought and struggled together, some behind open doors, some behind closed. Many from the same clans back in Guangdong, so that even here in New York there was a sense of home, of living ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2011-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9781595530288

Carnival CityCarnival City
Rawi Hage

Number of pages: --- | Publication Date: 2014-04-17 | ISBN-13: 9782207116074

jayce salloumjayce salloum
by Keith Wallace, Haema Sivanesan, Rawi Hage, Dana Claxton, Walid Raad, Jamelie Hassan
This monograph accompanying the first retrospective of this important Canadian artist's career fills an large gap in contemporary art documentation. There are many reasons for Salloum's relatively low profile in his home country, including the non-commercial and interdisciplinary nature of his work (photography and video practices, collaborative, c ...
Number of pages: 120 | Publication Date: 2009-11-30 | ISBN-13: 9781896359694

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