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Rabee Jaber

Author, Arabic
Born in Beirut in 1972, the Lebanese writer Rabee Jaber is one of the Arab world’s most widely acclaimed authors. He has written eighteen novels to date, in which he explores Lebanon’s past from a host of angles, ranging from historical to fantastical fiction. He is the editor of Afaaq, the weekly cultural supplement of Al-Hayat, the daily pan-Arab newspaper. (Photo credit: The National)