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Nicholas Blincoe

Nicholas Blincoe

Nicholas Blincoe is an author and screenwriter living between London and the Palestinian city of Bethlehem. He writes regularly for the Guardian and the Telegraph.

The Writer’s Block

When William Sutcliffe attended the Palestine Festival of Literature in 2010, he had barely started on the work that would …

Buried Treasures

The four small rooms that hold the Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective at the Tate Modern truly offer the most surprising …

The Prose Master

Elias Khoury’s latest novel to be published in English, White Masks, is actually a work from 1981, written in the …

A Thousand Words

There is a quality to early morning light that drains the drama from photographs: the scenes look peaceful because they …

The Lebanese Method

With his first book for a popular audience, Fooled by Randomness (2001), the statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb quickly became the …

Citizen Journalist

The tiny Palestinian village of Bil’in has become the frontline in the drawn-out struggle to stop Israel building a wall …

Informal Iranians

White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour, a young Iranian playwright, is a curious kind of play. It might be …