Max D. Weiss

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Max D. Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.
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The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

The Beekeeper by Dunya Mikhail book cover
ISBN 9780811226127 New Directions Publishing

Translated by Max Weiss and Dunya Mikhail The Beekeeper, by the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail, tells the harrowing stories of several women who managed to escape the clutches of Daesh. More about this book >

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Max D. Weiss

Max D. Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. A literary translator of Arabic fiction and nonfiction, he has translated works by Dunya Mikhail, Nihad Sirees, Mamdouh Azzam, Alawiya Sobh, and Samar Yazbek.

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