As a lionness she wanted to protect her children, this is what Esma Abdelhamid (1960) writes (with the help of Marianne Moesle) in this book. It is the story of a mother who does not want to be separated from her three children, no matter what tradition in her male-dominated Tunesian culture says and stipulates. … Continue reading Review of LÖWENMUTTER
What a labour of love. This man, Mohamed Ben Sassi, has been doing his job for 40 years. In the capital city of Tunesia he restores ancient manuscripts. He is a a bookbinder. The last one in this specialized field. Read more about his work here.
There will be meeting at Tunis with the Tunesian writer Yamen Manaï. Is there a special reason for this event in the capital city? It is special that he lives in France and now will come to Tunis, crossing the Mare Nostra to reach Tunis to talk about his latest novel ‘L’amas ardent’. Read more about … Continue reading Rencontre littéraire avec le romancier Yamen Manaï
The mother of the Tunesian author Farhat Othman suffered from the disease Alzheimer. In 2012 he published a book on the development of the disease in the life of his mother. Now he has revisited the theme of Alzheimer in another publication. Read more about it here.
Here you will find an interview with the Tunesian author on the present situation in Tunesia. What is the state of the country? What is the state of literature in this country? How about the situation of the French language (of the former colonizer) in the world of literature in Tunesia?
I cannot remember I have shown an article on the art of food. In the North African country Tunesia a book will be published on food, it traditions, its stories, its legacy. I hope it will be a tasty book.