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Famous Authors from Iraq

List of the most popular authors from Iraq, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Iraqi authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Iraqi writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list contains items like Abdul Rahman Munif and Ahmed Al-Gubbanchi.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Iraq?" and "Who are the best Iraqi authors?"

For further information on these historic Iraqi authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Iraqi authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Bāb al-maftūḥ, Story of a city, Sibāq al-masāfāt al-ṭawīlah

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    Iraq's voice at the United Nations, 1959-69

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    Badr Shakir al-Sayyab Ekbaal, Wilting Flowers, Weapons and Children

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    Looking over your opponent's shoulder

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    The war works hard = al-Ḥarb taʻmalu bi-jid

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    Gassan Hamdan

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    Georges Sada Saddam's secrets

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    Nine Parts of Desire

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    My Father's Rifle: A Childhood in Kurdistan

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    Husain al-Radi

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    Khalid al-Maaly

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    Leilah Nadir

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    Muhsin al-Ramli Scattered crumbs

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    Nadje Sadig Al-Ali The women's movement in Egypt, with selected references to Turkey, Iraqi ...

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    A.M. Klein, Adieu, Babylone

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    Rachel Wahba

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    Zabibah and the King, Niḍālunā wa al-siyāsah al-dawlīyah, Men and the City ...

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    Sami Michael Ḥasut, Eine Liebe in Bagdad. ( Ab 13 J.), Ahavah ben ha-dekalim

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    Taufiq Wahby A Kurdish-English Dictionary, Kurdish studies, The remnants of Mithraism ...

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    Zainab Bahrani Rituals of war, Women of Babylon

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    Ibn Sirin Great Book of Interpretation of Dreams

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    Falsafatuna, Shiaism, the natural product of Islam, Iqtisaduna

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    Salah Al-Hamdani Baghdad mon amour

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    Jamil Sidqi al-Zahawi

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    Kitaab-ul-Aathaar, Kitabul Aathaar, Aalim wa'l-muta‘allim

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    Muhammad Mahdi Al-Jawahiri

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    Women's Struggles, Rabeeya's Reflections, Israel

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    The Devil's Double

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    La naphtaline

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    Nisa ala safar, Women on a journey, Through the Vast Halls of Memory

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    Ahmad ibn Hanbal The Foundations of the Sunnah, Al-Musnad, Kitab Mansukh

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