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Name  Rabee Jaber

Role  Author
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Education  American University of Beirut

Lebanese author wins Arab Booker prize


Rabee Jaber (in Arabic ربيع جابر) is a Lebanese author, novelist and journalist, born in 1972 in Beirut, Lebanon. He studied Physics at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is also editor of Afaaq (in Arabic آفاق meaning Horizons in Arabic), the weekly cultural supplement of Al-Hayat daily pan-Arab international newspaper.

Rabee Jaber Entrevista a Rabee Jaber autor de 39Los drusos de Belgrado

Rabee Jaber's books have been translated into many languages including French, German and Polish, most notably Rahlat al Gharnati (The Journey of the Granadan) as Die Reise des Granadiners by publisher Hans Shiler, 2005), Byretus, Underground City published by Gallimard in 2008, and Duruz Bilghrad. Hikayat Hanna Yaqub (The Druze of Belgrade) as Druzowie z Belgradu. Historia Hanny Jakuba by Biuro Literackie in 2013, and some of his work is included in the anthology Beirut39, published on the occasion of Beirut as World Book Capital in 2009. The anthology contained the works of some of the best authors below 39 years in the Arab World.

Rabee Jaber Rabee Jaber wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction

In 2010, he was on the shortlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) prize also known as the Arabic Booker Prize for his book America, also adapted for the film Amreeka.

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On 27, March 2012, Rabee Jaber was announced the winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) prize also known as the Arabic Booker Prize for his book "The Druze of Belgrade".

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References

Rabee Jaber Wikipedia


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