Don’t miss Diwan Bookstore’s January book discussions

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 16 Jan 2024



Diwan Bookstore

Capital Business Park, El-Sheikh Zayed, 0122 1503483
Sat 20, 12pm: Reading of The Story of the Cat Samy and The Story of the Duck Mimi books for children aging seven years.
Sat 20 and Sat 27, 1-3pm: Story narration and fun activities for children (+3 years).
159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 01222 40 7084
Tues 23, 6pm: Diwan Book Club’s January book discussion presents The Handmaid’s Tale book by Margaret Atwood.  
105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Misr Algedida, Tel 02 2690 8184/85/ 0122 6000168
Wed 24, 7-8.30pm: Diwan’s Seniors Book Club discusses Afaf Tabala’s novel Damaa Ala Almout Alawal (a cry on the first death).
Radio Cinema, 24 Talaat Harb, Marouf, Qasr El Nil, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 25756562   
Thurs 25, 6pm: January book discussion presents Sharaa bin Yahouda (bin Yahouda’s street) novel by Ayman El-Semary.


Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Ewart Memorial Hall
Sun 21, 6pm–7pm: Join a lively in-person author talk with renowned Egyptologist and historian Aidan Dodson, who will discuss his newly released book The Nubian Pharaohs of Egypt: Their Lives and Afterlives, published by AUC Press (Nov 2023). This authoritative yet accessible book tells the story of these Nubian pharaohs of Egypt, from the origins of their kingdom of Kush, through their time as rulers of Egypt, to their heritage in the heart of Sudan—and their rediscovery in modern times.
This event is free and open to the public and will be live-streamed on AUC Press Facebook page:


* A version of this article appears in print in the 18 January, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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