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Elias Khoury

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Elias Khoury was born in Lebanon in 1948. Editor-in-Chief of the cultural pages of the daily newspaper Al-Nahar and professor of Arabic literature at New York University, he is the author of eleven novels. In 2000, he was awarded the most prestigious Palestinian literary prize for Gate of the Sun. Elias Khoury is regarded as one of the best Arabic writers of his generation.

Books by Elias Khoury

Gate of the Sun

Elias Khoury has created a monumental and spellbinding saga, putting human faces to a political tragedy at the forefront of the news even today.

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