Among Kurds, Bachtyar Ali has long been a celebrated author. In Germany, he shot to fame when ″Der letzte Granatapfel″ (The Last. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The renowned Kurdish novelist Bachtyar Ali received a prestigious prize for literature in Germany’s Dortmund. Venue: Stadtgarten, Venloer Straße 40, Cologne Combined ticket for Bachtyar Ali and Mazzaj Rap Band: 8 €, reduced 5 € Doors open

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In submitting this comment, the reader accepts the following bachgyar and conditions: Do you think that Kurdish and German readers read differently? His novels can be categorized as magic realism. Iraq is a joke. Birgit Svensson’s biographical account “Murderous Freedom” Between heaven and hell — fifteen years in Iraq Free again, he embarks on a journey through what has become of his country.

Bachtyar Ali’s novel “Die Stadt der weißen Musiker” : Poetry and truth –

But until recently, I could never introduce myself here in Germany as a writer. KurdsLiteratureSaddam Hussein. Two sisters, full of life and desire for freedom, face two different destinies in a city isolated by war.

Poetry and truth Book review: Just do your damn job and feed ur own people first and stop your friend stealing money before u enter the world.

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He is at once phoenix and Pan, a nothing and a saviour, a mythical in-between creature, but depicted with such realism that this realisation only qli very slowly on the reader and on Jaladati himself. It contained several long poems, some which were written in the late s.


Escape helps us to question our “normal” world order and to see a nationalist partitioning of the world — which still prevails despite globalisation — as inhuman. After decades of solitary confinement in a desert prison, former Peshmerga fighter Muzafer Subhdam is released. A leading novelist who marks a new era. Your novel The City of White Musicians is a paean to the power of storytelling.

Interview with a mixed-faith couple Experiences in a Christian-Muslim marriage. I was the publisher of the philosophical magazine Azadi Freedom.

Interview with Islamophobia researcher Linda Hyokki “Europe has a problem with religion”.

Ardian Bujupi talks about his new collaboration with Helly Luv. You had to leave Kurdistan in the s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A convicted left-wing terrorist, he spent 12 years behind bars.

How could such an author hide for so long from our book market? You were born in Iraqi Kurdistan in Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans. You have been living in Germany for more than 20 years.

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They benefit from this situation. My friends and I at the magazine were under enormous pressure. Now he looks out for imprisoned Islamists. Comment as a guest.


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Buried treasure Between Tigris and Euphrates: Art is a peaceful form of resistance and salvation. Bwchtyar really annoys me because a text should be read without political prejudices.

All site News Programs Comments. The general rescues the Anfal survivor and takes him to the only person he trusts, a prostitute in southern Iraq. A journey through stories, secrets and towards those helping him to find his lost son. I Stared at the Night of the City.

He often employs western philosophical bachtyzr to interpret an issue in Kurdish society, modifying or adapting them to his context. Parwana rebels, bqchtyar with traditional conventions; Khandan loves and admires her older sister.

It is a lyrical interpretation of contemporary Kurdistan, so much in the news nowadays but otherwise so little understood. Readers’ comments can be found by Google and other search engines. English sample translation available. Ranj; Andesha5 th ed. But putting up resistance without shedding blood and spreading fear is not easy. The award is presented by the local government in Dortmund. Having almost been killed by Saddam Hussein’s henchmen, Jaladati is rescued by — of all people — a heinous murderer.