Arabiyaat

‘We don’t value reading as much as we should’: The power of literature and imagination

Mai Al NakibMai Al-Nakib, Kuwaiti writer and professor of postcolonial studies and comparative literature at Kuwait University, sits down with Linda to talk about her new collection of short stories “The Hidden Light of Objects”. She also talks about the Kuwait she grew up in, how it has changed, and what she believes will help the Arab world for the future.

To purchase “The Hidden Light of Objects”:
www.bloomsbury.com/us/the-hidden-l…-9789927101168/

 

Music featured on this episode:
Mahmoud Al Kuwaiti – Al Boshiya
محمود الكويتي – البوشية

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Theme song:
Muqata’a – Ahya’ (Instrumental) @boikutt

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