By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD* What can we say, off the bat, about Iraq + 100, published by independent UK-based publisher Comma Press in 2016? Well, first of all, it’s a brave attempt by a small publisher to establish Iraq in the field of science fiction, a genre that …Read More »
BOOK REVIEW – Back to the Future: Ahmed Al-Mahdi Charts a Course through the Arabic Winter of Discontent!
If you remember, Ahmed Salah Al-Mahdi wrote a stunning post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel called Malaaz: City of Resurrection. Now he’s written the long anticipated prequel, The Black Winter (2018), launched at the Cairo international book festival – and with the help of Amna, a Jordanian publishing house no less. To add …Read More »