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Feminism and a better distribution of cultural resources are on the agenda of the new Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council for Culture
Politician Mohamed Abul-Ghar will discuss the book which looks at the legacy of torture
The 35-year-old former Playboy Bunny writes about life before, during and after the mansion in her new book Down the Rabbit Hole
Shin Kyung-sook, will ask her publisher to remove the story "Legend" from future editions of a compilation of short stories published in 1996
A figure from the 1960's literary generation in Egypt, who are considered the pillar of Egyptian literary life to this day
The author tries to explore the factors that led to the emergence of women as leaders in Egypt after the January 25 revolution
New work by Mohammed Ben Sibaa’s pursues a definition of contemporary phenomenology through a reading of the foundational work of French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Historian and former minister of culture, Emad Abu-Ghazi, will lecture at the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology, on 10 June
Award winning Lebanese writer and novelist Elias Khoury will be hosted by the Shubbak Festival in London on Sunday, 26 July, to discuss his works and read selections from his novels
Radwa Ashour, who died last December after a fierce fight with cancer, narrated in her last two books, that together compose her autobiography, the intersections between her struggle and that of her homeland

Judge Al-Dimerdash Al-Aqaali devotes the greater part of his book to explore the creedal facets of the Zaydi sect of Shia Islam and its relations with the Sunnis and other Shia sects

The Italian by Shukri Mabkhut won the Arabic Booker in 2015

Up for grabs: three Nile Awards worth LE400,000 in the arts, literature and social sciences

The late Sulaiman Fayyad's republished 1999 history of caliphates remains a masterpiece

Qatar's Katara Prize for Arab Literature, with $750,000 worth of prize money, is set to rival the Emirate's Arabic Booker

The author does not provide a political analysis of current events, but instead looks at Islamism and conceptions of the modern state

Novelist Sami Saad portrays the Sinai Peninsula in his latest novel as a distinct, exotic place, where he constructs scenes of a Bedouin world with all its details

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