In the Presence of Absence

Translator: Antoon, Sinan Publisher: Archipelago Books Place of Publication: United States Date of Publication: 2011 Language: Arabic ISBN: 978-1935744016 Number of Copies: 2 Author: Darwish, Mahmoud

By one of the most transcendent poets of his generation—an intimate look at what it truly means to be away from home. This self-eulogy is a masterfully written poetic narrative that recalls the Palestine of the Darwish’s youth as a metaphor for love, exile, and the injustice and pain of our contemporary moment