Banipal Book Club Meeting: The popular book club retruns and its first meeting of 2019 will be discussing 'Baghdad Noir', a collection of short stories featuring work by some of Iraq’s most well-known authors, including: Ahmed Saadawi, Muhsin al-Ramli, Sinan Antoon and Ali Bader. 'Baghdad Noir' is part of Akashic Books’ award-winning series of original noir anthologies. Attendess will be joined (in person or maybe via video link) by the book’s editor, Samuel Shimon, and by two of the translators whose work features in the book. Taking place 24 January, 2019 at the Arab British Centre, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE. Please note the Book Club meetings are free but you need to please RSVP either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Facebook page.