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The eye-opening solution is a wakeup call for those in power in the Arab world; do you want your people to simply leave?

Dou’at Asr El-Sadat (The Preachers of Sadat’s Rule), by Wael Lotfy, Cairo: Dar El-Ain

Taibaoui won for his novel Ikhtifa’ Al-Sayyed La Ahad (The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody)

Each of the six shortlisted authors will receive $10,000, with the winner receiving an additional $50,000

"The Lord of the Rings" books, which include ``The Fellowship of the Ring,'' ``The Two Towers'' and ``The Return of the King,'' are among the best-selling fantasy novels in history

An Egyptian’s Tale with Israel is the last book written by the late Ibrahim El-Bahrawi (1944-2020), a Hebrew professor at Ain Shams University, using the free association of ideas

The 15th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award is the largest in its history in terms of the number of nominations, with the award receiving a total of 2,349 across its nine categories this year

For days virtually every book in the top 20 on Amazon's bestseller list was by Dr. Seuss, following the author's estate announcement it was pulling six books because of racial and ethnic stereotyping

Pence's memoir will likely be subject to similar tensions the former Vice President has faced since he refused then-President Donald Trump's demands that he help overturn the election results
Children worldwide came to love the adventures of Huggins and neighbors Ellen Tebbits, Otis Spofford, Beatrice 'Beezus' Quimby and her younger sister, Ramon
Nineteenth-century Egypt was a magnet for Victorian letter-writers, with some leaving important evidence of life in the country behind
Barghouti, who is known for being a strong advocate for the Palestinian cause, was born in Ramallah on the West Bank in 1944
Liane Moriarty once again brings readers behind the closed doors of seemingly tranquil suburbia with story of story of family, tennis and a mysterious absence
Isabel Wilkerson's ``Caste,'' an acclaimed biography of Malcolm X and fiction by Martin Amis and the late Randall Kenan are among this year's finalists for National Book Critics Circle prizes
Publisher Mills & Boon, a romance imprint of British publisher Harlequin UK, said the story is based on Sarah's ancestor, Lady Margaret Montagu Douglas Scott, who fled an arranged marriage and ``the confines of polite society.''
The Pentagon Papers reports, which began in June 1971, exposed widespread government deception about U.S. prospects for victory
Lurie broke through commercially in 1974 with ``The War Between the Tates'' and received her highest acclaim for ``Foreign Affairs,'' winner of the 1985 Pulitzer
Stuart won the 50,000-pound ($66,000) literary award for ``Shuggie Bain,'' the powerful story of a boy coming of age with an alcoholic mother in poverty-scarred 1980s Glasgow
"One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time" was named winner of the 50,000-pound ($66,000) Baillie Gifford Prize at a virtual ceremony in London

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