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The real value of the book comes from its historical and documentary perspective; for the Egyptian and Arab library doesn’t have any one book devoted solely to this wondrous organisation
France's most controversial novelist Michel Houellebecq, gives his wryly cynical, "reactionary" but oddly poetic world view full rein in an art show
Rowling said that many of those backing a Brexit in Thursday's EU referendum were making a protest 'against everything about modern life that scares us'
Rabai Al-Madhoun will sign his winning novel Concerto of the Holocaust and the Nakba, in Cairo, Sunday and Monday at 7:00pm
The tatto written in Burmese read: "A tattoo of the president is on my penis, my wife felt detestation when she married me."
South Korean author Han Kang has won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction with "The Vegetarian," an unsettling novel in which a woman's decision to stop eating meat has devastating consequences
A book about the first Protestant missions to the Muslim communities of the Middle East has won the prestigious Parkman Prize for history
Darwyn Cooke was best known for his vibrantly imaginative work on DC superheroes and noir crime stories
The second edition of Khalifa's novel was released from Dar El-Ain in Cairo and tells the story of a family making their way to bury their father in his village torn apart by a vicious war
L’Institut français d’Egypte will host French author Bertrand Badie on Wednesday, 4 May at 5:00pm to discuss his latest book entitled We are No More Alone in This World
Six shortlisted authors are competing to win the prestigious prize worth $50,000
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

Naji was sentenced to two years in jail last February for 'violating public decency' and 'using erotic language' in his latest novel

Rabai al-Madhoun is Palestinian-born but now British citizen who lives and works in London as an editor for Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper

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