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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Books
Sayed Owais (1913-1988) pioneered the discipline of sociology in Egypt, pioneering in its practice — contributions revealed in the reprint of his autobiography

Mekkawi Said died last Saturday at the age of 61, leaving behind a unique literary legacy

Said is best known for his novel Taghreedat Al-Bag’a (The Swan Song), for which he was nominated for the Arabic Booker Prize in 2008

Peter Gran is among a wave of historians who challenged traditional narratives about Egypt during the Ottoman era, positing an inclusive global history in place of Eurocentrism

Critics argue that it would violate the Egyptian Constitution

Translator Persa Koumoutsi has rendered many of Mahfouz's novels into Greek. Her autobiographical book reveals a lifelong passion for the great Egyptian novelist

The exhibition is housed in a Victorian building where the author and his family lived between 1837 and 1840
Chris Matthews' biography Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit is the latest in a spate of Kennedy literature to capture the public fancy.
Modern blind community needs easier and more affordable ways to access the writing system developed in the 1800s by French teacher Louis Braille
The journalist has been working on the Steele Dossier, that contains explosive allegations about the president and Russia
Eric Vuillard's "L'Ordre du Jour," or "The Agenda," was awarded the Goncourt Prize on Monday in a Paris cafe, part of a long-running tradition
Writer Khaled Mansour will lead a talk Thursday, 2 November, at NVIC in Cairo on the 1967 War some 50 years on
George Saunders, was named as the winner of the Man Booker Prize last week
Several dozen leftist protesters shouted "Nazis out" while counter-demonstrators responded with "Everyone hates Antifa"
One of the poorest areas in southern Italy is attempting to cast off the stereotype of Kalashnikov-wielding teens and get its young off the streets by flooding the turf with theatre, cinema and literature
The man behind Conde Nast publishing empire that includes influential publications from The New Yorker to Vanity Fair and Vogue, has died
Writer, Basma Abdel-Aziz, will talk about her book "The Power of Text" in an event held at the Goethe Institute library, on Thursday, 28 Sep at 7:00pm

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