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Alaa al-Aswany: Dictatorship is a Disease

Why is dictatorship so hard to get rid of? Best-selling Egyptian novelist, Alaa al-Aswany, here presents us with surprising takes on a continuously hot topic.

Alaa al-Aswany: Tribute to the Woman

Best-selling Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany is at no loss for words when it comes to expressing his high regard for women: “I believe that there are more ...

Top 10 Female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

Top 10 Female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt : Egypt, The land of magic and unknown ancient secrets, decorated with the greatest man-made structure of ancient ...

2012 Kwani? Litfest

2012 Kwani? Litfest: Conversations with Writers and Artists from The Horn The fourth edition of our biennial gathering of writers, poets, literary academics and ...

Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades Audiobook G. A. HENTY

Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades Audiobook G. A. HENTY Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades G. A. HENTY (1832 - 1902) Set in the late twelfth ...

Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age: Graham Hancock

People throughout the world retain the memory of earlier great spiritual civilizations that existed long before our current reckoning of history. Myths of Atlantis and ...

2012 Kwani? Litfest in Eastleigh

2012 Kwani? Litfest: Conversations with Writers and Artists from The Horn The fourth edition of our biennial gathering of writers, poets, literary academics and ...

Literature and the Press - Part 1

The Arabic Cultural Program in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations hosted a symposium titled "Literature and the Press." Speakers included ...

The Dime Store Novelist in Vegas

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The Rise and Imminent Fall of Egypt's Military PART 1

Panelists: Zachary Lockman, Nancy Elshami, Ashraf Khalil, Samah Selim and Menna Khalil An analysis of SCAF's role in Egypt's, economy, the role of US ...

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10 news items

Egyptian Streets

Egyptian Streets
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:11:38 -0800

We often forget how talented Egyptian novelists are and can be. The list of books below contains books that were shortlisted for prizes, made into a series and even got translated into different languages. These books were successful because they took ...
 
Ahram Online
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:00:00 -0700

Egyptian writer and novelist, Fouad Qandil, winner of the State Appreciation Award, died Wednesday at the age of 71. Qandil is one of the most known Egyptian novelists and a figure from the 1960's literary generation in Egypt, who are collectively ...
 
Independent
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:00:40 -0800

For the best-selling author and star of a new generation of Egyptian novelists, there is much in common between a revolution and being in love. "When someone is in real love he becomes a better person," says Alaa Al Aswany, the celebrated author of The ...

Asharq Alawsat English

Asharq Alawsat English
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:18:45 -0800

The neighborhood was, and remains, a living breathing model of Naguib Mahfouz's Cairo, and it is a shame that fans of the renowned Egyptian novelists work do not get to experience it for themselves. For his part, Egyptian writer Nabil Farouk told ...
 
The National
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:52:30 -0700

Arguing for the primacy of history writing to the effort of human beings to understand themselves, the great historian of western culture Jacques Barzun writes: "The use of history is for the person. History is formative. Its spectacle of continuity in ...

Ahram Online

Ahram Online
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 03:46:40 -0700

The group included well-known Egyptian novelists, poets, writers, and filmmakers like Bahaa Taher, Mohammed Abdel-Moaati Hegazy, Magdy Ahmed Ali, and others. Other banners demanding that the minister and the president step down from power had ...
 
Arab Media & Society
Tue, 31 May 2011 03:58:25 -0700

This is well demonstrated by Sabry Hafez, who charts the way in which new Egyptian novelists who have sought to capture the complex linguistic, social and political landscape have been subjected to sustained campaigns of condemnation by the literary ...
 
Al-Ahram Weekly
Mon, 14 Jun 2010 00:38:07 -0700

Much like their own successors of the 1970s-90s, the Generation of the Sixties of Egyptian novelists, who succeeded Mahfouz, Idriss, Abdel-Quddous and El-Sebai, made a much smaller contribution to cinema which only became apparent in the 1990s.
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