Rashid Al-Daif is a Lebanese author, writing in Arabic. He has been translated into French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Swedish, Dutch, Italian, Greek, Japanese and Vietnamese.
Rashid Al-Daif was born into a Christian Maronite family in Ehden, near Zgharta, Lebanon in 1945. He studied Arabic literature at the Lebanese University in Beirut, going on to do two doctorates in Paris. Since 1974 he had been teaching Arabic literature at the Lebanese University and AUB.He has been referred to as "the Arab world's answer to Italo Calvino or Umberto Eco".
The Tyrant (Al-Mustabidd), By (author), Riad El-Rayyes Books, 2001, Book
Dwellers of the Shade (Ahlu Z-zill), By (author), Riad El-Rayyes Books, 2001, Book
Learning English, By (author), Al-Nahar, 1998, Book
Meryl Streep Can Suit Herself ( Tistifil Meryl Streep), By (author), Riad El-Rayyes Books, 2001, Book