The Portuguese edition of The Old Ladies of Nazareth by Naim Attallah published by Matrix in Brazil is receiving fantastic reviews. You can read one of them here on our Chairman’s blog.<
‘In the UK, and specifically in England, there are a large Arab communities from the various Near East, Gulf and North African countries.
The descendants of those countries, with their east and west, deal with all kinds of professions, so that we find among them scienti
‘Maryam Diener aptly describes her book as “a work of imaginative fiction” in which she has successfully contrived to give us her subject with precisely the right amount of sensitivity and compassion without, for one moment, descending into sentimentality. Her feeling for bot
‘It’s a wonderful book. What a remarkable life you have had! Your stylish,recounting of it is vivid, insightful and and very amusing. I note that like me you are a very green artist – always happy to recycle old material. Quite right. The old lines are often th
‘From a reluctant young apprentice in bleak postwar England to publisher, author, impresario, boulevardier and giver of parties at which his well-bred, young female employees wafted around in rubber dresses – Naim Attallah’s career has been the stuff of legend.’
‘One of the most colourful personalities on London’s cultural scene, Naim Attalah has published a diverse roll call of notable literary names throughout the years, including Angela Carter, Brian Sewell and Leni Riefenstahl, to name a few. In Memories Attalah writes entertaini
‘A beautifully elegiac portrait of a good man living in a time of turmoil
You don’t need to look up Ted Gorton on Google (but I did of course) to be satisfied that what he writes about, he knows about.