Books

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Lebanon’s history retold in comic bubbles

A pensive man and his grandson watch the sunset in Byblos: a common sight in the seaside city, but also the opening scene of the first volume of “Histoire du Liban en BD”, a French-language children book series...
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Rare letter from Gibran Khalil Gibran to May Ziade

Rare handwritten letter by Gibran Khalil Gibran to May Ziade:  Beloved May, my people, the people of Mt Lebanon are perishing through a famine which has been planned by Turkish government. 80 000 already died....
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International Mother Language Day, 21 February

Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote the dissemination of mother tongues will serve not only to encourage linguisti...
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“Kisses from a Distance” by Raff Ellis

"Kisses from a Distance" is a memoir that is the product of several years of research--prompted by the discovery, after her death, of a cache of letters that Angele Hobeiche Ellis had secretly saved, and which ...