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The complete works of Gamal El-Ghitani, one of Egypt's most celebrated writers, has been released by the state book organisation
Cairo International Book Fair begins tomorrow with a cultural programme influenced by calls to renew religious discourse
Ministry of Culture will celebrate the 80th birthday of the renowned writer and novelist Bahaa Taher on 22 January
Tales of Beauty and Sadness, is the first novel by the young Egyptian writer, Ahmed Shawqy Ali, where he uses new techniques to narrate his tales based on the Mu'tazil principle of divine justice
The prize is awarded annually on the anniversary of the Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz's birthday
According to the French auction house the artwork for a 1979 French edition of Corto Maltese in Africa "Corto Maltese - Les Ethiopiques" went for more than twice the original estimate
Handler tweeted on tweeted Friday that his remarks Wednesday night, centering on a joke about black author Jacqueline Woodson being allergic to watermelon, were "monstrously inappropriate and yes, racist."
Mohamed Nagi, considered one of the best writers of his generation, has died in Paris aged 68
AUC Center for Translation will host Moghith on Tuesday, 18 Nov at 6:00pm to lecture on translating philosophy
Diwan bookstore in Zamalek will host writer and journalist Nael El-Toukhy on 18 November
New titles from AUC Press along with others from local and international publishers on sale at AUC's downtown Cairo campus next month
A collective of young writers and artists looking to put Guam's stamp on the mainstream world of literature
Friend of the writer's recounts his memories of Mahfouz from the 1980s onwards

Cairo International Book Fair will be open on 28 January with participation by 850 publishers, and a books database for the first time

Study explores the possible role of the parliament in the democratisation process in Egypt

The book, which was released 70 years ago, is still one of the most important books on the Sinai Peninsula.

International Prize for Arabic Fiction longlist includes three Egyptian writers

Hammour Ziada's Longing of the Dervish, won him the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, the novel tackles questions of longing, faith and freedom among others

As the year comes to a close, Ahram Online checks in with intellectuals and critics regarding their top books in 2014

Author Fathy Embaby tackles Egypt's early African Empire, launched by Muhammad Ali Pasha and extended and enlarged by his offspring, in a rich novel that blurs the boundary between fiction and history

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