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Samah Selim

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Samah Selim

Samah Selim is the translator of Memories of a Meltdown: An Egyptian between Moscow and Chernobyl by Mohamed Makhzangi (AUC Press, 2006), Neighborhood and Boulevard: Reading Through the Modern Arab City by Khaled Ziadeh, Arkansas Award–winner Shajarat al-Durr by Jurji Zaydan, and Brooklyn Heights by Miral al-Tahawy. She won the 2009 Saif Gobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation for her translation of The Collar and the Bracelet (AUC Press, 2008). She is also the author of The Novel and the Rural Imaginary in Egypt, 1880–1985.

Articles by Samah Selim

The Guest
By Miral al-Tahawy
And she tells the story of how he came and took her away on his horse and shut her up in a house with high walls.
Translated from Arabic by Samah Selim
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Memories of Chernobyl
By Mohamed Makhzangi
The entire city began to wash itself ceaselessly . . .
Translated from Arabic by Samah Selim
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