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Coming Down Again

Telecasters and Tahdig

REORIENT Editor Joobin Bekhrad opens up to rock and roller Salar Rajabnik

As an avid reader and follower of REORIENT, I was ecstatic to hear of Editor Joobin Bekhrad’s new book, Coming Down Again, and its premise, and couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy. Once I finally did, I was just as impressed and enthralled as I’d expected to be. I related to it so deeply and was so moved by it, that I wanted to take over, and for once, put Joobin in the hot seat and ask him about the process behind writing Coming Down Again.

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Sayed Kashua

Native

Sarah Aziza chats with acclaimed Hebrew-language author Sayed Kashua about the Arab-Israeli experience and his latest book, Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

Fahmida Riaz

Face-Off

Aysha Khan examines the effacement of the female voice in the literary traditions of the Persianate world, from the days of the Mughals to the present