“[Francis M.] Naumann’s writing is entertaining and authentic. He sings the praises of those who formed his own character as well as embraces their flaws. From the bordellos to the… Read more Seattle Book Review: Mentors is “riveting” →
“Mentors is an accessible and richly detailed celebration of intense cross-generational exchanges between individuals who champion and challenge each other.”
On his blog Triumph of the Now, reviewer Scott Manley Hadley discusses the many intriguing aspects of Mentors, a forthcoming memoir by art historian and scholar Francis M. Naumann: “An odd but consistently engaging text about academic mentorship, about art, about art history, about writing, about ageing, about illness, about artists and ….
In a new article for The Believer, writer Rayyan Al-Shawaf discusses two books that explore the predicament of the Palestinian writer caught between “Israel’s matrix of repression” as well as… Read more The Believer examines a Palestinian writer’s dilemma in A Rebel in Gaza →
Happy International Women’s Day! As a publishing company powered by women, we have a mission to feature female authors. In honor of today, we are celebrating someone who inspires our work:… Read more Women’s Review of Books: Asmaa al-Ghoul’s memoir builds bridges in a time of conflicts and war →
In “A Cornucopia of Books,” Sheldon Kirshner reviews A Rebel in Gaza: “Asmaa al-Ghoul, a Palestinian journalist and human rights activist living in France, and Selim Nassib, a Lebanese journalist… Read more The Times of Israel includes A Rebel in Gaza in end-of-year book list →
“A Rebel in Gaza is a love letter to an unloved place […] a sparkling memoir. […] Asmaa al-Ghoul, who was born in the Rafah refugee camp at the southern end of the Strip, writes with clarity and tenderness of [Gaza’s harsh] realities.”
The excerpted chapter from A Rebel in Gaza, “The Woman with the Beauty Spot,” is about author Asmaa al-Ghoul’s intriguing encounter with Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Read it online or in the… Read more Harper’s features chapter from A Rebel in Gaza →