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Saturday, 24 February 2018
A few months ago, opening a mixed-gender literary cafe in Iraq's second city would have been unthinkable
Nasser's novel, unfinished by his hand, depicted the events of 1807 when Britain decided to fill the vacuum in Egypt following the withdrawal of the defeated French Invasion troops
The author says that many a time he has enjoyed hearing the Coptic phrase 'kiralayson,' which means 'Lord, have mercy,' especially after the Muslim Brotherhood organisation’s ascension to power
This year's book fair opened to the public on Saturday; see below for highlights in the schedule on Monday
In a new work looking back on the Arab Spring years, Azza Galal Hashem draws the outlines of an inexorable democratisation process that will succeed despite setbacks
Heads of Egypt’s Diplomatic Mission in Belgrade since the beginning of the dissolution of Yugoslavia are among authors of the newly published work
The event will be held at the library on Sunday, 21 January, in the presence of Muslim clerics, Coptic priests, writers, intellectuals, and statesmen
The book reveals the legendary personality of Amal Donkol and the cultural circles of the 1970s and 1980s
The selected novels in the longlist were chosen from 124 entries from 14 countries
This year will see the participation of 848 publishers from 27 countries, including 481 Egyptian, 367 Arab, 10 international, though only two African publishers
Among the winners this year was novelist and journalist Youssef Rakha, who won the Best Novel award for his book Paulo, and Mohammed Abdel-Naby, who won Best Novel of an Emerging Writer for his work In the Spider's Room.
As the year comes to a close, Ahram Online takes a look back at the 10 best Egypt-related reads of all genres.
Since his appearance on the scene in the 1960s, Salah Eissa was among Egypt's most controversial and prolific writers, tackling historical events and current affairs right up to his death
Bardot's book will be titled Larmes de Combat (Tears of Combat) and will come out on January 25
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