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Books
Mufakirat Tifla fi Al-Khamisa wa Al-Thamaneen (A Notebook of an 85-year-old Girl) by Nawal El-Saadawi, Roznameh Publishing, Cairo, 2017

Abdallah Sennawi talks to Ahram Online about his recent book, The Berkash Dialogues, which reveal Heikal's role in some of Egypt's most historic moments

Sahar El-Moguie's latest novel is an adventure into archetypes about women, deconstructed and reformed in the contemporary world

Egypt lost Sunday a towering figure of culture writing — one who touched generations of artists and journalists

Director Ali Badrakhan, critic El-Taher Makki, cinematographer Tarek El-Telmissany, and aesthetics professor Shaker Abdel-Hamid are among the winners of Egypt's highest state awards in the arts and literature

Goytisolo died at his home in Marrakech, Morocco, on Sunday, according to his literary agency Carmen Balcells

The book was the brainchild of a group of high-ranking former civil servants and diplomats known as the 'G25', which was formed to push back against intolerance
The memoir exposed the alleged role of Pakistan's former spy chief Shuja Pasha in quashing a murder trial against the author
The memoir includes descriptions of how a 2014 motorcycle accident left him in a coma with a dozen broken bones
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

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