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The launch of Banipal 48 invites the audience to enjoy and revel in writings and recipes from inside Marrakech, Morocco’s Red City at the foot of the Atlas mountains. In Banipal 48, this holiday destination for thousands of tourists takes on another life through the writings of Marrakechi author and painter Mahi Binebine, poets and writers Yassin Adnan, Saad Sarhan, Abu-Youssef Taha, Rajae Benchemsi, Mohamed Nedali, Karima Nadir, the renowned Spanish author Juan Goytisolo, and many others. They open up Marrakech’s secrets, and request your attendance at this singular literary celebration of the Red City.
Banipal Books was established in 2004 to strengthen and expand the work of Banipal Magazine, the magazine of Modern Arab Literature, by publishing in book form works by contemporary Arab authors. www.banipal.co.uk