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Sofian Merabet. Queer Beirut. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. 307 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-76096-7.
Reviewed by Pelle V. Olsen (University of Chicago) Published on H-Levant (September, 2018) Commissioned by Ghenwa Hayek (Assistant Professor, Modern Arabic Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)