Samuel Shimon was born into an Assyrian family in Iraq in 1956. He is the co-founder of Banipal, the renowned international magazine of contemporary Arab literature in English translation, and the founder and editor of the popular Arabic literary website Kikah. His autobiographical novel An Iraqi in Paris was published in five languages, and he edited Beirut39, an anthology of new Arabic writing.
Indirect Victims of Savagery
Chip Rossetti reviews “Baghdad Noir,” edited by Samuel Shimon and featuring writing by Ahmed Saadawi, Ali Bader, and Roy Scranton....