Naim Attallah

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Naim Attallah
Born Naim Attallah
(1931-05-01) 1 May 1931 (age 84)

Naim Attallah is a businessman and writer. He was born in the former British Mandate of Palestine in 1931 and is the publisher of Quartet Books[1] and former backer of the Literary Review and The Oldie.[2] He was also the former owner of the London-based Women's Press,[3] founded in 1977.[4]

His most recent book of memoirs, Fulfilment and Betrayal: 1975-1995, was published in 2007.[5] According to Jennie Erdal's memoir Ghosting (2005),[6] she was the ghostwriter of some of his books, articles, and other writings.[7]


  • Fulfilment and Betrayal: 1975-1995, 2007
  • In Touch with his Roots, 2006
  • The Boy in England, 2005
  • The Old Ladies of Nazareth, London: Quartet Books, 2004
  • Dialogues, 2000
  • Insights, 1999
  • In Conversation with Naim Attallah, London: Quartet Books, 1998
  • A Woman a Week, 1998
  • Tara and Claire, 1997
  • Asking Questions: An Anthology of Interviews with Naim Attallah (with Charlotte Smith), 1996
  • A Timeless Passion, 1995
  • Speaking for the Oldie, 1994
  • More of a Certain Age, 1994
  • Of a Certain Age, 1993
  • Singular Encounters, 1992
  • Women, 1988


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