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Sélim Nassib

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Sélim Nassib

Born in Beirut in 1946, Sélim Nassib settled in France in the beginning of the 1970s. He worked as a journalist for various newspapers, mainly the French daily Libération, and covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Lebanese war. In the early 1990s, he began writing novels, trying to express Middle Eastern situations on a more intimate level. His books have been translated into many languages, including English. I Loved You for Your Voice The Palestinian Lover were published by Europa Books.

Articles by Sélim Nassib

Dinner Party in Beirut
By Sélim Nassib
The druggist has closed up shop without a word to anyone, the scoundrel, and it’s not even five o’clock. Am I to wait here on the sidewalk like this, with my legs swelling? His shutter is…
Translated from French by Michael Reynolds