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12 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 ...
 
The Millions
Fri, 24 Jun 2011 04:41:44 -0700

In Cairo, in March, the city had a surplus of intellectual energy. Literature, it seemed, might just be at the vanguard of Egypt's social change. Novelists were writing columns for every significant newspaper; the opinions of fiction writers like Alaa ...
 
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 ...

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 ...
 
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 ...
 
The National
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:53:39 -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 ...
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