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As 2019 draws to a close, Ahram Online’s Books section is reviewing some of this year’s well-received titles

As 2019 draws to a close, Ahram Online’s Books section is reviewing some of this year’s well-received titles

Debating the consequences of “feminism deficiency” is the focus of an Arabic edition of a key book reissued on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Aldrin was famously the second man to walk on the lunar surface after Neil Armstrong during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission

Achraf El-Achamwi's latest novel is disappointing and flat for a novel that promises to be an expose of sensitive issues

With cartoonist Walid Taher, crocodiles dream and turtles fly

Baligh Hamdy was a giant of Egyptian and Arab music who lived his art, his loves and his life to the fullest, as ably revealed by author Mona El-Bakry

A book that seeks to restore the humanity of the women murdered by Jack the Ripper has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award
Bagley is co-author of ``Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime and Violence in the Americas Today,'' published in 2015
Both authors endeavor to show how animals relate to humans; Louv's work has the benefit of a century of science since London published his famous book
The first book is called ``Kudo Kids: The Mystery of the Masked Medalist.'' It's scheduled for May 12, two months before the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and the plot also looks to the future
The Berlin fair discussed the obstacles facing print newspapers and magazines
Wylie is a former research director at Cambridge who alleged the company had illegally accessed data of millions of Facebook users that was used to support the election of Donald Trump
Alvarez,explored everything from oil digging to poker and wrote a best-selling history of suicide bracketed by his attempt on his own life and the death of his friend Sylvia Plath
Books on slavery, the prison system and the Harlem Renaissance are among this year's winners of Lukas prizes
Barakat is a Lebanese novelist who was born in Beirut in 1952. She has worked in teaching and journalism and currently lives in France
Just months shy of her 80th birthday, the longtime Toronto resident has otherwise never been more noticed

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