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Monday, 24 July 2017
Books
Sahar El-Moguie's latest novel is an adventure into archetypes about women, deconstructed and reformed in the contemporary world

Egypt lost Sunday a towering figure of culture writing — one who touched generations of artists and journalists

Director Ali Badrakhan, critic El-Taher Makki, cinematographer Tarek El-Telmissany, and aesthetics professor Shaker Abdel-Hamid are among the winners of Egypt's highest state awards in the arts and literature

Goytisolo died at his home in Marrakech, Morocco, on Sunday, according to his literary agency Carmen Balcells

This piece, originally published in 2012, takes a glimpse into his life as one of the greatest to ever work in the field of Arabic literature

Denys Johnson-Davies has translated numerous works by the renowned Egyptian novelists

The memoir exposed the alleged role of Pakistan's former spy chief Shuja Pasha in quashing a murder trial against the author
The memoir includes descriptions of how a 2014 motorcycle accident left him in a coma with a dozen broken bones
Stein apparently killed herself by jumping from the penthouse floor of a building in upper Manhattan on Sunday
Robert M. Pirsig, whose philosophical novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88.
Yaa Gyasi will be bestowed the 2017 PEN Hemingway Award on Sunday at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
King's daughter says her mother has a 'wealth of materials' and it's tragic that it cannot be contained in a book
The ruling came after Poland's constitutional court, which had doubts about the validity of the tax rules, sought its opinion
Fox was mostly known as a children's writer who frankly explored abandonment and loss until she was championed by a new generation of US writers in the 1990s
The novels selected were chosen from 186 entries from 19 countries, all published between July 2015 and June 2016

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