Darwish’s “In the Presence of Absence”

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This week is the last week of Ramadan, which began on April 23rd and will ends Saturday, May 23.

To acknowledge those who are fasting in isolation and heat, this episode features Mahmoud Darwish’s aptly titled collection, In the Presence of Absence, translated by Sinan Antoon.

Mahmoud Darwish In the Presence of Absence. Translated by Sinan Antoon. Archipelago Books, 2012.

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