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Sunday, 20 August 2017
Egypt lost Sunday a towering figure of culture writing — one who touched generations of artists and journalists
The memoir exposed the alleged role of Pakistan's former spy chief Shuja Pasha in quashing a murder trial against the author
The memoir includes descriptions of how a 2014 motorcycle accident left him in a coma with a dozen broken bones
Director Ali Badrakhan, critic El-Taher Makki, cinematographer Tarek El-Telmissany, and aesthetics professor Shaker Abdel-Hamid are among the winners of Egypt's highest state awards in the arts and literature
Goytisolo died at his home in Marrakech, Morocco, on Sunday, according to his literary agency Carmen Balcells
This piece, originally published in 2012, takes a glimpse into his life as one of the greatest to ever work in the field of Arabic literature
Denys Johnson-Davies has translated numerous works by the renowned Egyptian novelists
On the 69th anniversary of the 1948 Palestinian 'Nakba', Ahram Online republishes a review of of Salman Abu Sitta's Mapping My Return: A Palestinian Memoir, Cairo: AUC Press, 2016. pp318
The book describes the events that led to the Syrian uprising of 2011, and the metamorphosis of the popular revolution into a regional war
The Israeli occupation regime subjects Palestinians to daily suffering, the full tenor of which can only be experienced firsthand
Stein apparently killed herself by jumping from the penthouse floor of a building in upper Manhattan on Sunday
Amr Shaarawi's debut novel follows the troubled fortunes of a former army officer from Ahmed Orabi's defeated army – tackling the themes of romance, revolution and national sovereignty
Sheryl Sandberg's book "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," chronicles the devastating loss, her grief and how she emerged from it with a new perspective on life
Robert M. Pirsig, whose philosophical novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88.
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