Algeria

March 21, 2013
This retrospective on Algeria launches the first ever English translation of the memoir by Saadi Yacef titles Memories of the Battle of...
an excerpt by Saadi Yacef with translation by Ellen Sowchek
November 2, 2011
The Battle of Algiers: A Memoir, Dec 1956 – Sept 1957 Chapter 4: Solidarity It would take a long time to describe, in detail, the life that...
On War, Literature, Politics and Algeria
November 5, 2011
In conjunction with the first-ever publication of the English translation of Saadi Yacef's original prison memoir, Battle of Algiers, the...
by Tom McDonough
November 18, 2011
French crime novelist Didier Daeninckx’s most famous book, Murder in Memoriam, opens in the early 1960s at a printing plant located in one...
Rachid Boudjedra's "The Figs of Barbary" is reviewed by Muriam Haleh Davis.
November 20, 2011
The fiftieth anniversary of Algeria’s war of Independence is less than a year away. This war, that became the model of Third Worldism, is...
Yasmina Khadra's "The African Equation" is reviewed by Gretchen Head.
November 20, 2011
Yasmina Khadra is arguably just as well known for the questions surrounding his identity as for what he has written. The nom de plum e of...

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