debut tunesian novel

The Tunesian writer Shukri al-Mabkhout just won the prestigious 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). This man is not a fulltime writer, during the day he is an university administratior in Tunesia and he wrote his forst novel ‘The Italian’ for which he received this prize in Abu Dhabi.

But is his book widely available in the Arab world? Read more about it. 


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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