BOOK OF SINS: Prereleased by House of Nehesi Publishers, Now at Van Dorp and Arnia’s bookstores

  • These poems are burning off the pages with a rhythm embedded in fury and a beauty embedded in the ancient. – Antjie Krog, author, South Africa
  • Khoury’s poetry is fired by belief in the human and the spiritual at a time when many of us feel unreal and often spiritually hollow. – Yair Huri, Ben-Gurion University
  • Written in water and ink, in between the shed blood. Nidaa Khoury’s poems take us to the bosom of an ancient woman … an archetype revived. The secret she whispers is ‘smaller than words.’ – Karin Karakasli, author, Turkey

Book of Sins by Nidaa Khoury "One of the major exponents of modernist Arab women writing is the Palestinian poet Nidaa Khoury. ... Khoury’s poems transcend national and cultural boundaries."

Modern Poetry, contemporary Middle Eastern and comparative literature. Palestinian literature. Palestinian and women writing in Israel. Full English, Arabic, and Hebrew texts.

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