Banipal Library Open Evening

Banipal Library Open Evening: The Banipal-Arab British Centre (ABC) Library of Modern Arab Literature (BALMAL) will host an open evening with guest speaker Jonathan Wright, an award-winning translator. The library which formally opened to the public in 2010 now holds a collection of more than 600 fiction titles, including works by Mahmoud Darwish, Alaa al-Aswany, Elias Khoury, Adonis and Ahdaf Soueif as well an eclectic mix of non-fiction titles. Event will take place on 30 October, 2014 at the ABC, 1 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE​.