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Wednesday, 28 June 2017
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.
Pulitzer board said that Matar's memoir about his native Libya "examines with controlled emotion the past and present of an embattled region."
Makki was one of the most specialised critics in the field of Andalusian literature
This academic study focuses on the effectiveness of the official national human rights bodies in Egypt and South Korea over the past two decades, concluding that Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights must be given more powers
Yaa Gyasi will be bestowed the 2017 PEN Hemingway Award on Sunday at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
King's daughter says her mother has a 'wealth of materials' and it's tragic that it cannot be contained in a book
Mostafa Amin’s book, has been published in episodic form in order to narrate past events in Akhbar El-Yom between November and early December 1960
Dutch writer Connie Palmen speaks of her latest novel, You Said It, that fictionalises the tragic relationship between Sylvia Plath and her husband Ted Hughes
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