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The funeral of the late poet, who was nicknamed "The Uncle" for his ability to simultaneously empathise and inspire, is scheduled for Wednesday
Fans of Gabriel Garcia Marquez honored the Nobel laureate and writer of One Hundred Years of Solitude, on the one-year anniversary of his death
Peruvian Nobel Prize winner, Llosa, Praised Hirsi Ali's book 'Heretic' in his column in Spanish daily El Pais calling her "one of the most valuable" adversaries of "Islamic fanatics"
Professor Randa Abou Bakr will deliver a lecture on Sunday, 19 April at 4:00pm about New Historicism at Cairo University
The Bamboo Stalk, which won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2013, explores questions of identity rarely tackled in his homeland of Kuwait
The hotly anticipated novel "Go Set a Watchman" has been sold in 25 territories, including South Korea, China and Turkey.
Cheney's "Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America" will be published Sept. 1 by Threshold Editions, contends that Obama has abandoned a decades-long tradition of American global leadership.
Amir Zaki released his first literary work entitled 'Suicide Line'
The anthology features classics such as Hemingway's "My Old Man" and John Cheever's "The Enormous Radio" and contemporary works by Lahiri, Saunders and ZZ Packer among others
Zakaria Tamer and Hani Abu-Asaad win prize for their defence of freedom and human dignity
The importance of the book is that its two authors were members of the jihadist group Gamaa Islamiya, who have since renounced violence

Abdel-Rahman El-Abnoudi, one of the most prominent vernacular poets of the last fifty years, died on Tuesday afternoon aged 77

Tariq El-Bishri, in what appears a final word on Egyptian post-revolution politics, sadly loses in his most recent book the impartiality that earlier he was known for

Novelist Abdou Gubeir started writing the book in the seventies when Sheikh Imam and Ahmed Fouad Negm were at the apex of their fame, recording about 60 hours with both of them

The author argues that it is hard to call Islamic feminism a movement that has an actual existence in reality or an activity like the rest of the democratic feminist movement's currents in Egypt

The £60,000 award which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction, is awarded every two years to a living author

Taher received the award for the body of his accomplishments and not just one novel, said Algerian novelist Waciny Laredj

Karem Yehia examines the failures of the Muslim Brotherhood during its year in power

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