Selected Book & Cultural Reviews

Documentary Film Gives Voice to the Erotic Body: A Review of Jasad and the Queen of Contradictions
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Winter, 2014

Fanny Howe by Kim Jensen
Bomb Magazine
January, 2013

A Literature Born from Wounds: Ahlam Mostaghanemi’s Memory in the Flesh
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Spring, 2002.

Towards a Glorious Levantine Impurity: An Interview with Ammiel Alcalay
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Winter, 2001

Under the Ramadan Moon: Performance by Elmaz Abinader
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Winter, 2001

I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Spring, 2001

RAWI Anthology Offers a Glimpse of Arab-American Literary Talent
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Fall, 2000

Viruses and Epidemics of Futility: Rabih Alameddine’s KoolAids: The Art of War
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Summer, 1999.

Ghada Samman’s ‘Beirut ’75’ Unmasks Gender and Class in Post-Colonial Society
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Winter, 1999

Palestinian Diaspora in Autobiographical Approach
Scattered Like Seeds by Shaw Dallal

Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Spring, 1999

Hanna Mina’s ‘Sun on a Cloudy Day’: Potential of Revolt Always Present
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts
Summer, 1998

Novel Questions the ‘Honor’ in Honor Crime
Review of Houses behind the Trees by Mohammed El-Bisatie
Al Jadid: A Review & Record of Arab Culture and Arts, 1998.