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Thursday, 17 October 2019
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Gresh will discuss the memoirs of his mentor Éric Rouleau in an event at the American University in Cairo on 16 October

Atwood won for The Testaments and Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other

Austrian novelist, Peter Handke won the 2019 prize for his "influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.”

The Swedish Academy awarded the prize to Olga Tokarczuk for her "narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life.”

This is the seventh novel by the Cairo judge

Enayat El-Zayat’s first and only novel, recently republished, was set in 1950, preserving a snapshot of the early development of feminist thought in the Arab world

The Berlin fair discussed the obstacles facing print newspapers and magazines
Wylie is a former research director at Cambridge who alleged the company had illegally accessed data of millions of Facebook users that was used to support the election of Donald Trump
Alvarez,explored everything from oil digging to poker and wrote a best-selling history of suicide bracketed by his attempt on his own life and the death of his friend Sylvia Plath
Books on slavery, the prison system and the Harlem Renaissance are among this year's winners of Lukas prizes
Barakat is a Lebanese novelist who was born in Beirut in 1952. She has worked in teaching and journalism and currently lives in France
Just months shy of her 80th birthday, the longtime Toronto resident has otherwise never been more noticed
Margaret Atwood is nominated for the sequel to her dystopian classic The Handmaid's Tale and Salman Rushdie for his modern retelling of Don Quixote
"Audible Captions takes publishers' proprietary audiobooks, converts the narration into unauthorized text, and distributes the entire text of these 'new' digital books to Audible's customers," the lawsuit claims
English novelist William Golding’s An Egyptian Journal retains its mystery today more than 30 years after it was written, writes David Tresilian in an occasional series on books by visitors to Egypt
Axelrod and former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm are among those expressing regret about their decision to work with Halperin
Tommy Orange's novel "There There" and Jeffrey C. Stewart's biography of Harlem Renaissance thinker Alain Locke are among this year's winners of American Book Awards

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