Video: Interview with Richard van Leeuwen, winner of the Zayed Book Award

Watch a short interview with Richard van Leeuwen, winner of the Zayed Book Award for Arabic Culture in Other Languages with his book The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction

Van Leeuwen reveals how the Arabic collection of stories provided an endless resource for some of the most important authors of the 20th century, including both highbrow and popular writers. The book is now also available in paperback.