Ghalib Halasa was one of the foremost literary figures of the Arabic-speaking world. He wrote novels and short stories, was an active literary critic, translated books from English to Arabic, and was a great patron of modern literature.

After many years in exile, his works have become part of the national heritage of Jordan. His writing spans a period of twenty years, and is still being read and re-published today. This website aims to introduce this well-respected writer and thinker to an English-speaking audience.

- Ghalib Halasa

Welcome to! Here you will find information on Ghalib Halasa's life and works, translations and excerpts of works by and about Ghalib Halasa, an extensive bibliography, and much more!

"I seek to reveal the epistemological side of literature, to reveal our transition from living in a meaningless world to a world where every minute is gaining infinite meaning and significance."