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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...

Adaalat - (Bengali) - Novelist 1 - Episode 128

Adaalat', (Bengali) is a television courtroom drama series on Premium Bangla Entertainment Channel Sony AATH, which revolves around Advocate K.D Pathak, a de...

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 At...

Novelist sets World Record For Longest Live Interview

Defying the stereotype of the tight-lipped Scandinavian, popular Norwegian crime writer Hans Olav Lahlum sets the world record for the longest interview afte...

Mysteries of Jerusalem - Hunt for the Treasures of God

Are the fabled treasures of the Second Temple (71 A.D.) among which is the celebrated Golden Candelabra, still in existence? This mystery of Jerusalem has captured the imagination of novelists...

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 ...

Ancient Egypt (Civilisation & Writing Part 3)

http://www.zaneeducation.com - Ancient Egypt is Part 3 of Civilisation & Writing - a History Through Literature Title Learn some of the important events that...

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 ...

Four Women, One Revolution

The following video profiles four young women who participated in the 2011 Egyptian revolution: a student, a cancer researcher, an art curator and a journali...

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 Youss...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Egypt Independent
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 04:05:19 -0800

And since I settled in Cairo, I read Egyptian novelists heavily. So it was good luck when the new novel “I Fell in Love” was released this year from Dar al-Shorouk. It has an intuitive honesty, and draws the reader in from the first pages with a love ...

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