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Heikal's family has said that they wish to give young Arab generations a chance to see the writer's legacy, which is part of the history of the region

Like a kind of reverse Valentine, Tehran renewed the fatwa year after year

The writer chose two parallel time lines to express his views and re-write a true history from his point of view backed up by historical events narration, journalistic reports and extracts from politicians’ memoirs

The books were revealed by the judging panel during a press conference held at the Palestinian National Theatre – El-Hakawati – in Jerusalem. The judges, who were unable to travel to Jerusalem, joined via video conference

Dina Ezzat speaks with Alaa Khaled about his latest book, available at the Cairo International Book Fair, and with literary scholar Mona Radwan about her translation of Tawfik Al-Hakim’s The Revolt of the Young

A brand-new, luxurious venue marks the Cairo Book Fair’s golden jubilee

It all started with an invitation to interview Libya's strongman, Muammar Gaddafi

Kamel's The New Born and El-Mougy's Musk of the Hill shared the Sawiris Award for best novel by an established writer (links to interviews with both writers below)

In a recently published book, Helmi Shaarawi, a leading Egyptian expert on Africa, shares parts of a long journey dedicated to learning about and working with the continent
For over 40 years, Al-Arabi has exhibited at the Cairo International Book Festival, with this year marking further success for the publishing house
Nahed Nasr celebrates the American Embassy’s presence at the Cairo Book Fair
Even with a dedicated bus service — which worked well for some but not others — the location was difficult to reach, posing a huge obstacle in the way of the golden jubilee round
The lecture will take place at 7pm
The Carnegie medals were established in 2012 and comes with a cash prize of $5,000
Ferris, 55, picked up the award in the western French city of Angouleme Saturday still walking with the aid of a cane, 15 years after being struck down by the illness.
"Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom" has been preserved - and has been accessible to the public - at Indiana University's Lilly Library, thanks to the work of archivists and other cultural stewards
There are awards for novels, short stories, scenarios, playwrights, and literary criticism, with each field divided into two sections: emerging and established writers
The magazine explores, among other issues, new developments on the American stage after Trump's ascent to power

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