Sadder than Water: New and Selected Poems, by Samih al-Qasim, translated by Nazih Kassis. Jerusalem: Ibis Editions, 2006. xxxi + 173 pages. Notes to p. 179. $15.95 paper.
Saraya, the Ogre’s Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale, by Emile Habiby, translated by Peter Theroux. Jerusalem: Ibis Editions, 2006. 210 pages. $16.95 paper. JSTOR
NOHA RADWAN is assistant professor of Arabic literature at the department of Middle East and Asian languages and cultures at Columbia University.