Saqi Books


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Publishing Nawal El Saadawi
The complete, original manuscript no longer survives. Nevertheless NES regards this book as her first daughter.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Saqi Books re-issued it in 2000.
Publishing Maggie Gee
This book was written in 2002 (and finished in December that year), in the long uneasy run-up to the British and American attack on Iraq.
Gee, Maggie. “Serious Fun”. Mslexia, No. 59, pp. 12-13.
Mai Ghoussoub of Saqi Books contacted her about...
Textual Production Judith Kazantzis
JK published through Saqi Books her single novel, Of Love and Terror.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
Textual Production Nawal El Saadawi
NES 's novel Two Women in One was published in London by Saqi in a version by Osman Nusairi and Jana Gough . This was reprinted at Seattle in 1991 by a company called Women in Translation .
Whitaker’s Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons.
“Contemporary Literary Criticism-Select”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
University of Alberta Libraries On-line Catalogue.
Textual Production Nawal El Saadawi
NES published with Saqi Books a novel entitled Love in the Kingdom of Oil, translated from Arabic by Basil Hatim and Malcolm Williams .
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


1984: The publishing company Saqi Books was founded...

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The publishing company Saqi Books was founded in London by André Gaspard and Mai Ghoussoub (sculptor and writer) to bridge the divide between Middle Eastern and Western cultures. It publishes a highly international list.


El Saadawi, Nawal. Love in the Kingdom of Oil. Translators Hatim, Basil and Malcolm Williams, Saqi Books, 2001.
El Saadawi, Nawal. Memoirs of a Woman Doctor. Translator Cobham, Catherine, Saqi Books, 1988.
Gee, Maggie. The Blue. Saqi Books, 2006.
Kazantzis, Judith. Of Love and Terror. Saqi Books, 2002.