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Mahfouz was the first Arab author to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988
Sociology professor Bayat published Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East just before the Arab spring
Samir Amin provides four new studies that take on the contemporary discourses in economy, politicising religion, nationalism, and the use of concepts
McCullough also traces their childhood in Ohio, their devoted parents and Wilbur's relentless self-education, the bicycle shop where they first revealed their mechanical genius
The book was on display in a locked case as part of a pavilion dedicated to Macondo, the mythical town that features in the novel and other works by the author, who died last year
Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held captive in a Cleveland home by Ariel Castro before finally escaping in 2013
The American University in Cairo will host Professor Joseph Masaad, on Tuesday, 28 April, to lecture at the Oriental Hall about Islam and liberalism
Six prominent Novelists are protesting against the honoring of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo with a freedom of expression award
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"
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

Tunisian writer Shukri Mabkhout wins Arabic Booker 2015

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

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