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Lieve Joris

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Lieve Joris

Lieve Joris has published widely acclaimed books on the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Her translated work includes Back to the Congo, The Gates of Damascus, and Mali Blues. Her latest book, The Rebels' Hour, was published in the United States in April 2008. Born in Belgium, she now lives in Amsterdam.

Articles by Lieve Joris

The East
By Lieve Joris
The high school was a large red-brick colonial building on a hill covered in scrawny pine trees at the edge of Bukavu. There were better schools in town, but you had to take an entrance exam and Elias…
Translated from Dutch by Liz Waters