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Adonis

A perennial candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, ADONIS, born Ali Ahmed Said Esber in the Syrian village Al-Qassabin in 1930, is one of the most influential modern Arab poets and cultural critics. He has received numerous honors, including the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the Goethe Prize, and the PEN/Nabokov Award.

Books by Adonis

  • Songs of Mihyar the Damascene

    Adonis, Kareem James Abu-Zeid, Ivan Eubanks, Robyn Creswell

    Paperback, 2019

    A brilliant new translation of the landmark poetry collection by “the most eloquent spokesman and explorer of Arabic modernity” (Edward Said)