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INTERVIEW: Salwa El-Hamamsy on the unexplored side of literature
On Saturday 9 October, AlKotob Khan bookstore in Maadi Salwa ElHamamsy will launch the third edition of “Tales of the Nile – Modern Egyptian Short Stories,” which just came out a few weeks ago.
Book Review: Saida... Slavery... Middle Eastern style
Writer Shahinaz El-feky was very clear that her novel is a fictional work based on historical events, but once the reader begins reading it, he or she gets the impression that El-Feky was writing a piece of history in 'Saida: Malhamet el Eshq we alhorreya.'
Medieval and Islamic historian Qassem Abdo Qassem passes away at 79
Egyptian historian Qassem Abdo Qassem, who spent his life researching Islamic and Medieval History and the Crusades, passed away on Sunday in Cairo at the age of 79.
INTERVIEW: Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail shares her thoughts on her first novel The Bird Tattoo
The novel narrates a fascinating and painful journey of a Yazidi woman who is held captive by IS, in the north of Iraq. She escapes the clutches of the organisation and is reunited with some family members
Excerpts from 'The Bird Tattoo' debut novel by Dunya Mikhail
In her first novel 'The Bird Tatto,' Iraqi poet, Dunya Mikhail, narrates a fascinating and painful journey of a Yazidi woman who is held captive by IS, in the north of Iraq
Shortlist for Booker Prize for Fiction revealed
The six shortlisted novels explore life, memory, and trauma in the wake of various events and phenomena
2021 edition of Riyadh International Book Fair set to kick off on 1 October
The fair is offering many incentives to publishers and exhibitors to participate in the fair, including offering them a 50 percent discount on their booth fees and bearing the cost of shipping their books on their behalf
Reading trends - Of times past: From summer to autumn
Interest in unravelling the layers of Egypt’s history during the 20th century was highly reflected in a wide range of titles that appeared this summer
Book Review: Christmas in Mecca tells a story of a journey like no other!
BTS effect resurrects out-of-print book on early death
A video released in August showed the group's 26-year-old leader RM eating a bowl of noodles with a book titled "Early Death" on the table next to him