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Meet the Writers

Mai Al-Nakib

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11 June 2023

Episode 395

25 minutes

An associate professor of English and comparative literature at Kuwait University, Mai Al-Nakib’s work has explored gender, cosmopolitanism and postcolonial issues and inspired her writing. Her intimate debut novel, ‘An Unlasting Home’, traces Kuwait’s transformation from a pearl-diving backwater to a thriving cosmopolitan state in the aftermath of the Iraqi invasion.

11 June 2023

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