Charif Majdalani


Charif Majdalani is a Lebanese writer and novelist. He has published nine novels in French, which have been translated into seven languages. He is a professor at Saint-Joseph University of Beirut, where he was dean of the Department of French Literature. He is a member of L’Orient littéraire’s editorial board, a columnist for the French daily La Croix, and president of the International Writers’ House in Beirut. The English translation of his novel Histoire de la Grande Maison is forthcoming from Other Press in 2024.