Thursday, March 1st, 2018 11:22 am

In DarfurSenior LAL Fellow Humphrey Davies was featured in The National on February 28th discussing his favorite Arab travel writers. Davies is the translator of the four-volume Leg Over Leg, by Ahmed Faris al-Shidyaq, which describes the protagonist’s travels through Lebanon, Egypt, Malta, Tunis, England, and France. He has also translated In Darfur by Muhammad al-Tunisi, which combines travel adventure with literature, history, ethnography, and linguistics, and which will be published by the Library of Arabic Literature in May 2018.

Read more about Davies’s choices and what makes these travel writers so remarkable in the full article here!