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Title Iraq + 100 : the first anthology of science fiction to have emerged from Iraq / edited by Hassan Blasim.

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates book, 2017.
©2016
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F IRAQ    AVAILABLE
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Description 221 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Kahramana / Anoud -- The gardens of Babylon / Hassan Blasim ; translated by Jonathan Wright -- The corporal / Ali Bader ; translated by Elisabeth Jaquette -- The worker / Diaa Jubaili ; translated by Andrew Leber -- The day by day mosque / Mortada Gzar ; translated by Katharine Halls -- Baghdad syndrome / Zhraa Alhaboby ; translated by Emre Bennett -- Operation Daniel / Khalid Kaki ; translated by Adam Talib -- Kuszib / Hassan Abdulrazzak -- The here and now prison / Jalal Hasan ; translated by Max Weiss-- Najufa / Ibrahim al-Marashi.
Summary "In a calm and serene world, one has the luxury of imagining what the future might look like. Now try to imagine that future when your way of life has been devastated by forces beyond your control. Iraq + 100 poses a question to Iraqi writers (those who still live in that nation, and those who have joined the worldwide diaspora): What might your home country look like in the year 2103, a century after a disastrous foreign invasion? Using science fiction, allegory, and magical realism to challenge the perception of what it means to be "The Other", this groundbreaking anthology edited by Hassan Blasim contains stories that are heartbreakingly surreal, and yet utterly recognizable to the human experience. Though born out of exhaustion, fear, and despair, these stories are also fueled by themes of love, family, and endurance, and woven through with a delicate thread of hope for the future."--Amazon.com.
Note Afterword by Ra Page.
Subject Short stories, Arabic -- Iraq -- Translations into English.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Fiction.
Iraq -- Fiction.
Genre Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Short stories.
Added Author Balsim, Hasan, editor.
Added Title Iraq 100
Iraq plus one hundred
Iraq + one hundred
ISBN 9781250161321
1250161320
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