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Opening the Gate of the Sun

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Read Adam Shatz’s LRB post on the removal of 250 Palestinians from Bab al-Shams, which takes its name from Elias Khoury’s novel Gate of the Sun. ‘The imaginary and the real have met in a way that is totally amazing,” Khoury says.

Click here to read Khoury’s letter to those forcibly removed from the village.

Khoury’s latest, Sinalkol, forthcoming from Archipelago Books, has been longlisted for the 2013 International Prize for Arab Fiction.


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