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Jokha Alharthi

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Jokha Alharthi was born in 1978 and educated in Oman and the UK. She obtained her PhD in classical Arabic literature from Edinburgh University, and works as associate professor in the Arabic department at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat. She is the author of ten books, including two collections of short stories, two children’s books, and three novels. Her 2016 novel Narinjah won the Sultan Qaboos Award for culture, art and literature. Her first novel, Celestial Bodies, translated into English by Marilyn Booth and published by Sandstone Press, received the 2019 Man Booker International Prize.

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