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Monday, 06 December 2021
Books
Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died.

Some of the world's biggest literary awards, including the Nobel, Booker and Goncourt, have gone to Africans this year.

The International Publishers Association’s (IPA) Freedom to Publish Committee awarded Lebanese publishing house Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire on Monday 22 November.

Ayahuasca, by Dina Samak, (Cairo: Darl El-Maraya), 2021.

Awdat Ulysses (Ulysses' Return) by Sherif Asfoury, (Cairo: Dar El-Mahroussa Publishing House, 2021).

The Duchess of Sussex has apologized for misleading a British court about the extent of her cooperation with the authors of a sympathetic book about her and Prince Harry.

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has emerged as the world's largest book fair this year.

Ahead of Cairo International Film Festival, on the third week of November, a debate opens over the history and role of cinema in Egypt.

Two Washington Post reporters are working on a biography of George Floyd, from his family history in the tobacco fields of North Carolina to his murder last year in Minneapolis by a white police officer.
Nineteenth-century Egypt was a magnet for Victorian letter-writers, with some leaving important evidence of life in the country behind
'Useful Enemies: Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750' provides a detailed history of European attitudes to Islam and the former Ottoman Empire
A novel by Egyptian writer Tawfik Al-Hakim is now available in the Penguin Classics series of world literary works in English translation
Since Covid-19 placed cultural activities strictly at arm’s length, let's explore the stay-at-home options
Though they have millions of readers worldwide, the Tintin books by the Belgian cartoon-book artist Hergé have had a mixed reception in Arabic
Asne Seierstad talks about Two Sisters, her international bestseller about two girls who emigrate from Somalia to Norway only to end up joining IS in Syria
This year marks the 48th round of one of the world's biggest book fairs
A new book highlighting the Karnak Cachette discovery by French archaeologist Georges Legrain was launched

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