Using Life (Emerging Voices from the Middle East)

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  • ISBN: B077J5HXTS
  • Author: Ahmed Naji
  • Publisher: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Date: Dec 14 2017
  • Pages: 230
  • Language: English

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Upon its initial release in Arabic in the fall of 2014, Using Life received acclaim in Egypt and the wider Arab world. But in 2016, Ahmed Naji was sentenced to two years in prison after a reader complained that an excerpt published in a literary journal harmed …