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The novel is based on the real-life raid in 2001 by police on the Cairo cruise ship Queen Boat, which was an alleged rendezvous spot for homosexuals

Ahram Online presents live coverage of Egypt's highest state honours as voting at the Supreme Council of Culture takes place

Internationally acclaimed French economist Thomas Piketty advocates for a progressive wealth tax, including in the Middle East where inequality is predominant

Piketty will deliver two lectures in Cairo 2 June under the theme title, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century: A Middle East perspective"

Martini's latest novel featuring attorney Paul Madriani and his partner, Harry Hinds, starts with what seems to be a simple case that soon escalates into a scenario with international ramifications

"Hillbilly Elegy" provides some deeply personal insights into the struggling white working class in the Appalachian region and Rust Belt mill towns
Thomas was best known for her debut book, "Marked by Fire," an autobiographical novel set in her native Oklahoma that won the 1983 National Book Award
The report alleges that Nieto copied word-for-word and without citation 20 paragraphs from a book written by former President Miguel de la Madrid
Franzen said in an interview that he had few black friends and had "never been in love" with a black woman
"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" Parts One and Two sold more than 2 million print copies in North America in its first two days of publication
A new project aims to collect and obtain the documents of the leaders of the Egyptian left
The pocket version became a best-seller days after Khizr Khan, whose son was killed while serving in Iraq, flashed a pocket Constitution and offered to lend it to Donald Trump during a speech at the DNC
Crowds flocked to bookstores to buy their copy of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," which imagines the hero as an adult
Unlike most of the books that tackle the issue of Egyptian Copts, the writer of this book devotes a large part of it to the Arab Christians
Al-Haj Saleh's third book since the Syrian revolution broke out tackles the role of intellectuals in the time of monsters where people are killed, humiliated, and starved to death in every possible way
The Collected Works of Zhao Ziyang, which be released by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, lifts the veil on behind-the-scenes wrangling among top leaders from 1980 to 1989
The memoir is the only by a Palestinian Arab who grew up in the Beersheba district prior to 1948 to be printed in English

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