Among the Almond Trees

29 February, 2024

Hussein Barghouthi

Translated by Ibrahim Muhawi

The writer Hussein Barghouthi was in his late forties when he was diagnosed with lymphoma. He returns to childhood memories in the village he was born in, in Palestine, and in this memoir, which recently won the Palestine Book Award, reflects on exile, illness and death, home, nature and the possibility of return.

Seagull Books, Rs 599, 154 pages