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Nadia Al-Kokabany

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Nadia Al-Kokabany is a Yemeni academic and a prolific literary writer. Her fiction has been translated into English, French, German, and Italian, and she has won prizes in Yemen and Kuwait. Her 2016 novel, Ali Muhsin Market, is a tale of the many different ways the Yemeni revolution turned her city’s life upside down.

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