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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
The latest book by Algerian novelist Samir Kacimi is light hearted and playful and delves into what it means to be a writer
Siegfried Lenz was an impassioned participant in the intellectual life of his era, and held lively debates with luminaries such as Nobel laureate Gunter Grass and poet and Holocaust survivor Paul Celan
Masterwork by renowned geographer shows the uniqueness Egypt's land, the regional character of the nation
The Sudanese writer won the award for Shawq Al-Darwish (The Longings of a Dervish)

The prize is awarded annually on the anniversary of the Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz's birthday.

Hamdy El-Gazzar's latest novel, The Women, is a vibrant journey from childhood to adulthood told through portraiture, and without stereotypes

Radwa Ashour, best known for her Trilogy of Granada, died on Sunday in Cairo after months of health problems

Journalist Fairouz Abdel-Aziz moves beyond sensationalism to show the daily life at the biggest pro-Mohamed Morsi camp in Cairo

Sherif Younis shows how Islam and nationalism have fought for the hearts of Egyptians over the last 70 years

Cairo International Book Fair opening delayed six days until 28 January 2015 to avoid clashing with the forth anniversary of the January 25 revolution

The memoirs of famous Egyptian painter Inji Efflatoun reveal the secret behind her family name and shed light on her political sensibilities and artistic production

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