Said Khatibi


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Said Khatibi is an Algerian novelist, born in 1984. He studied in Algeria and France, graduating with a BA in French Literature from the University of Algiers and an MA in Cultural Studies from the Sorbonne. He has worked in journalism since 2006 and lives in Slovenia. His published works include: The Orbit of Absence (a translation into French of Algerian stories, 2009), Book of Sins (a novel, 2013), Flaming Gardens of the East (a book about travels in the Balkans, 2015), Forty Years Waiting for Isabel (a novel, 2016) and Firewood of Sarajevo (a novel, 2018).