Feissal Darraj, Palestinian author and critic, was born in Ja’oouna in 1943. He holds a PhD degree in philosophy from France. He has published many essays, in particular The Theory of the Novel and the Arabic Novel, The Novel and Interpretation of History and Modernity in Retreat. He compiled a collection entitled Mirrors of Contemporary Thought, published by Kan’aan Publishing in Damascus. He currently lives in Amman, Jordan.