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‘Apricot Plates’…New Novel Mourning Syrian Social Class

‘Apricot Plates’…New Novel Mourning Syrian Social Class

Dar Al Khayal publishing house recently released the “Apricot Plates,” a new novel by Syrian novelist Aziz Tebsi. The novel opens pages from Syria’s history in the 1970s, when the domination of the security system was at its peak.

Joan Didion, a US Literary Icon, Dead at 87

Joan Didion, a US Literary Icon, Dead at 87

Joan Didion, a US literary icon credited with ushering in New Journalism with her essays on Los Angeles life in the tumultuous 1960s, died on Thursday.

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