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Alaa al-Aswany: Literature Writes Human History

The role of literature is to raise questions.” In this in-depth interview, the charismatic Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany shares his thoughts on writing about sex, ...

Alaa al-Aswany: On Facing the Blank Page

You will always have this conflict between what you want to say, and what you could say.” Watch Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany on how writing is about ...

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 ...

Alaa Al Aswany on Going from Dentist to Novelist

Alaa Al Aswany talks about the impossibility of making a living as a writer in Egypt. al Aswany: My name is Alaa al Aswany. I am a novelist. Well, I'm from Egypt ...

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 ...

Naguib Mahfouz - Erika Iriarte

Naguib Mahfouz is a world cultural significant figure because of his contributions to the literary world. He is considered the father of Arab novelists due to his ...

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

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

2012 Kwani? Litfest in Eastleigh

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Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:45:00 -0700

Prominent Egyptian novelists supports movie “Muhammad: Messenger of God”. August 30, 2015 - 2:19 PM. News Code : 708314; Source : IRNA. Prominent Egyptian novelist Ibrahim Abdul Majid supported Iranian filmmaker's movie “Muhammad (PBUH): ...

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 ...

Egyptian Streets

Egyptian Streets
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 04:48:17 -0800

“We have had several customers walking in, inquiring about other Egyptian novelists than Naguib Mahfouz. In addition, many Arab expats in London who follow up with the latest releases back in their hometowns have expressed the grave need for a ...

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 22:48:45 -0700

Iranians have a great thirst for watching grand religious movies: says Hojjatollah Ayyubi. August 31, 2015 - 8:52 AM. Prominent Egyptian novelists supports movie “Muhammad: Messenger of God”. August 30, 2015 - 2:19 PM. Muhammad, the movie screens at ...

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)
Sun, 08 Nov 2015 04:00:00 -0800

Managing Director of Iran's Farabi Cinema Foundation Alireza Tabesh said details of an initial agreement for premiering two Iranian films 'Muhammad (PBUH), the Messenger of God' and 'Princess of Rome' in Europe have been discussed during a recent ...
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 ...

Ahram Online

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

Shagaret al-Dor Street in Zamalek where the ministry of culture is located was still buzzing with people supporting the protests of intellectuals at the newly appointed culture minister Alaa Abdel-Aziz this week. Hundreds of people stood, while others ...

The National

The National
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:52:30 -0700

In the modernist Arabic novel - with Egyptian novelists such as Ibrahim and al-Ghitani often at the vanguard - the narrative line is typically more jagged and fragmented than in the novels of old, and the focus and frame of narrative time is not just ...

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