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The fair will be open to the public on Thursday with a record number of 900 publishers


As 2019 comes to a close, Ahram Online lists its top 10 books of the year

The longlist includes 13 male and three female authors from nine countries, ranging in age from 34 to 75


The prize, founded in 2013, is awarded by the Institute of the Arab World in Paris and the Jean-Luc Lagardère foundation

Wadie Said will explore his father’s work through a retrospective look at several trips they took together to the Middle East

Gresh will discuss the memoirs of his mentor Éric Rouleau in an event at the American University in Cairo on 16 October

This is the seventh novel by the Cairo judge

The Turkish writer gained huge popularity among the Arab readers after her hit novel The Forty Rules of Love was translated into Arabic

Al-Mawt Amal Shaq (Death Is Hard Work), published originally by Dar Al-Ain in Cairo in 2016


The shortlist of six books will be announced on Tuesday 3 September at a morning press conference. The shortlisted authors each receive £2,500 and a specially bound edition of their book

The museum was inaugurated on Sunday, 13 years after the death of Mahfouz

El-Sheety's second novel comes after a long hiatus that lasted almost 30 years after his first novel Pisonous Roses for Sakr

The memoirs will tackle many issues including his term as an ambassador in Washington that saw the 9/11 events and the Egyptian revolution in 2011, starting from the war of 1967 until 2017.


Imam's work on Hegel is seminal resource for the Arabic reader looking to understand the German philosopher, added to over 70 books introducing philosophers in a simple, illustrated way

Tawfik was one of the first Egyptian writers to specialise in horror, science fiction and fantasy

Omani Writer Jokha Alharthi wins the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

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