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May
10
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has announced the winners for its 16th edition across seven categories on Tuesday, selecting six literary figures, intellectuals and translators, along with Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina, for the top honours.   (more...)

May
6
A second book by ``Hillbilly Elegy'' author and U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance that had been under contract with Harper has been called off, the publisher told The Associated Press Thursday.  (more...)

May
6
Nashville Public Library is responding to library scrutiny in Tennessee with a goal to distribute 5,000 ``I read banned books'' library cards this month.   (more...)

Apr
24
In three books produced over the last five years, researcher Robert Fares explains why the Copts of Egypt can never be confined to a ghetto.  (more...)

Apr
21
Ana Atazakar (I Remember), by Abdel-Rahim Darwish, Maktabet Nancy Publishing, Damietta 2019, pp202   (more...)

Apr
14
Safinat Al-Ahlam (“The Cruise of the Dreams”), by Eman El-Emary, (Cairo: Dar Tweeta), 2022.  (more...)

Apr
12
Gihan Toheb El-Safar (Gihan Loves to Travel), by Gihan El-Gharabawy, Cairo Ghorab for Publishing and Distribution, Cairo, 2021.  (more...)

Apr
7
The International Booker Prize announced on Thursday, the six books in contention for this year’s prize, which celebrates fiction from around the world, translated into English.   (more...)

Apr
7
Famed Japanese manga artist Fujiko Fujio A, known for beloved children's cartoons including "Ninja Hattori" and "Little Ghost Q-Taro", has died aged 88, local media reported on Thursday.   (more...)

Mar
23
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction revealed on Tuesday, its shortlisted novels for the 2022 Prize including six novels. All six authors in the shortlist have been shortlisted for the prize for the first time.  (more...)