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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

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

Stein apparently killed herself by jumping from the penthouse floor of a building in upper Manhattan on Sunday
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.
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
The ruling came after Poland's constitutional court, which had doubts about the validity of the tax rules, sought its opinion
Fox was mostly known as a children's writer who frankly explored abandonment and loss until she was championed by a new generation of US writers in the 1990s
The novels selected were chosen from 186 entries from 19 countries, all published between July 2015 and June 2016
29 year old Abbad Yahya's novel was confiscated by the Palestinian authorities in the West Bank that issued him an arrest warrant too
Yiannopoulos is an editor of the rightwing news website Breitbart, and is known for inflammatory remarks about women and Muslims

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