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Habib Tengour

Habib Tengour was born in 1947 in Mostaganem, Algeria, and raised on the Arab and Berber voices of marketplace storytellers. He has lived most of his life between Algeria and Paris, where he now is based. Trained as an anthropologist and sociologist, he has taught at universities in both countries, while emerging over the years as one of the Maghreb's most forceful and visionary contemporary Francophone voices. Himself a specialist in the literature of the Maghreb, he edited and prefaced the...See more