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Special Issue of American Book Review Focuses on Arab-American Literature January 11, 2013: We'd highly recommend this special issue, just out, of American Book Review, edited by Philip Metres, with a focus on Arab-American literature. Among a truckful of good reads are reviews by Dale Smith on Farid Matuk's This Isa Nice Neighborhood, Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky on Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah's Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me; [...] by

Philip Metres Wins Arab American Book Award June 5, 2012: The Arab American Book Award winners have been announced, and Philip Metres has won in poetry for his book abu ghraib arias from the lovely Flying Guillotine Press. From the Arab American Museum website: abu ghraib arias is a poetic meditation on why torture happens and what torture does, both to its perpetrators and its victims. The [...] by