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Omani Writer Jokha Alharthi wins the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Book Club aims to educate young readers on the SDGs with a reading list of relevant books in different languages

The Chair of Judges said the novel is a highly accomplished novel that stands out for its condensed economy of language, narrative structure, and capacity to convey the inner workings of human beings

Bashir is best known for his translation of Henry Laurens multi-volumed book The Question of Palestine and Timothy Mitchell's seminal book Colonising Egypt

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp suffered outages today that lasted for a few hours

The annual history seminar of the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilisations of the American University in Cairo will focus on the centenary of the 1919 Revolution

This edited collection contains essays on the textiles industry, communications, engineering, and the financial sector, among other aspects, examining the politics involved in the formulation of economic policy

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi and Palestinian Mazen Maarouf are in the running for the prestigious literature award

The book is a journey through Salah Eissa's mind, heart and memories; a journey to the times in which he lived

Egyptian photographer Sherif Sonbol's book is a rare addition to any Arabic library


The books were revealed by the judging panel during a press conference held at the Palestinian National Theatre – El-Hakawati – in Jerusalem. The judges, who were unable to travel to Jerusalem, joined via video conference

Kamel's The New Born and El-Mougy's Musk of the Hill shared the Sawiris Award for best novel by an established writer (links to interviews with both writers below)

The pair shared the prize for best novel by an established writer for their novels Al-Mawlooda and Mesk El-Tal

Long queues in front of the fair's gates and ticket windows are a sign that the fair's new exhibition location in New Cairo hasn't deterred visitors

Most used-book sellers are not participating, and instead will hold their own fair from 15 January to 15 February in Attaba

The novels selected by the judges were chosen from 134 entries, all published in Arabic between July 2017 and June 2018

The highlights of this year include a collection of unpublished Naguib Mahfouz stories, the memoirs of a famous writer, and an academic book about the beginnings of the modern state

There are awards for novels, short stories, scenarios, playwrights, and literary criticism, with each field divided into two sections: emerging and established writers

Kami left behind a fortune of old books and manuscripts in his bookstore, where he spent most of his days over the past few years

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