Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth holds the Iraq Chair in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Her publications include Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces and May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt. She has translated over a dozen works of Arabic fiction, including novels by Hoda Barakat, Hamdi Abu Golayyel, Alia Mamdouh, Somaya Ramadan, and Latifa al-Zayyat. Booth received the AATA Translation Prize in โ€˜81, the University of Arkansas Arabic Literature Translation Prize in โ€˜94, and was runner-up for the 2007 Saif al-Ghobashi Banipal International Arabic Translation Award.

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