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Tuesday, 19 February 2019
For over 40 years, Al-Arabi has exhibited at the Cairo International Book Festival, with this year marking further success for the publishing house
Nahed Nasr celebrates the American Embassy’s presence at the Cairo Book Fair
Even with a dedicated bus service — which worked well for some but not others — the location was difficult to reach, posing a huge obstacle in the way of the golden jubilee round
The books were revealed by the judging panel during a press conference held at the Palestinian National Theatre – El-Hakawati – in Jerusalem. The judges, who were unable to travel to Jerusalem, joined via video conference
Dina Ezzat speaks with Alaa Khaled about his latest book, available at the Cairo International Book Fair, and with literary scholar Mona Radwan about her translation of Tawfik Al-Hakim’s The Revolt of the Young
The lecture will take place at 7pm
A brand-new, luxurious venue marks the Cairo Book Fair’s golden jubilee
It all started with an invitation to interview Libya's strongman, Muammar Gaddafi
The Carnegie medals were established in 2012 and comes with a cash prize of $5,000
Ferris, 55, picked up the award in the western French city of Angouleme Saturday still walking with the aid of a cane, 15 years after being struck down by the illness.
"Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom" has been preserved - and has been accessible to the public - at Indiana University's Lilly Library, thanks to the work of archivists and other cultural stewards
Kamel's The New Born and El-Mougy's Musk of the Hill shared the Sawiris Award for best novel by an established writer (links to interviews with both writers below)
The pair shared the prize for best novel by an established writer for their novels Al-Mawlooda and Mesk El-Tal
Marking the fourth anniversary of the assassination of the activist Shaimaa El-Sabbagh, Hala Halim revisits Haggag Hassan Oddoul’s novel dedicated to her
Long queues in front of the fair's gates and ticket windows are a sign that the fair's new exhibition location in New Cairo hasn't deterred visitors
Most used-book sellers are not participating, and instead will hold their own fair from 15 January to 15 February in Attaba
James Barr, Lords of the Desert. Britain’s Struggle with America to dominate the Middle East, London: Simon & Schuster, 2018, pp401
The novels selected by the judges were chosen from 134 entries, all published in Arabic between July 2017 and June 2018
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