Four writers from three different countries didn’t intend to bring down the Kuwaiti government in 1998. Surely none of them can be blamed for the 16 censorious years that followed. Yet it was their books that, in the words of best-selling Kuwaiti novelist Bothayna al-Essa, “led to the resignation of the government and a vote of no-confidence.”
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