Adam Talib

Adam Talib is the translator of Fadi Azzam’s Sarmada, Khairy Shalaby’s The Hashish Waiter, and Mekkawi Said’s Cairo Swan Song. He also co-translated (with Katharine Halls) Raja Alem’s The Dove’s Necklace. Other translations include Ahmed al-Malik's 'The Tank' in The Book of Khartoum (2015), Abdallah Tayeh's 'Two Men' in The Book of Gaza (2014), and Khaled Kaki's 'Operation Daniel' in Iraq + 100 (2016). He teaches classical Arabic literature at the American University in Cairo.