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Books - News
1/25/2023 10:36:39 PM
Today marks the end of a year that saw considerable attention in Egypt to Greek literature.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/24/2023 11:15:00 AM
The end of 2022 brought some sad news: an important centre for the dissemination of Arab culture abroad had to close down. The Saqi bookshop was one of the best known bookshops in Europe specialising in Middle Eastern political affairs, literature, history and culture.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
1/3/2023 10:05:12 PM
Late translator Humphrey Davies and Dutch scholar Marcel Kurpershoek have supplied new additions to NYU’s Library of Arabic Literature, underlining the scope of this important series, writes David Tresilian

Life & Style - City Lights
11/21/2022 5:45:17 PM
Founder and Artistic Director of AFCA Arts Center and Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children Mohamed El-Ghawy has been awarded the title "Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" by French ambassador Marc Baréty for his significant contributions to the arts scene in Egypt

World - International
10/16/2022 7:49:34 PM
Thousands of protesters, including France's newly crowned Nobel literature laureate, piled into the streets of Paris on Sunday, in a show of anger against the bite of rising prices and cranking up pressure on the government of President Emmanuel Macron.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/14/2022 2:53:00 PM
Why has the climate and the issue of climate change often taken a backseat in Arabic literature.

Books - News
10/6/2022 1:18:23 PM
French author Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel prize in literature 2022 “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/16/2022 9:27:14 PM
Ahmed Mustafa takes stock of the attack in New York on British-Indian author Salman Rushdie

Books - Reviews
6/7/2022 7:43:36 PM
Egypt's highest state awards in art, literature, and social sciences for 2022 were announced on 7 June, with writer Ibrahim Abdel-Meguied, director Dawood Abdel-Sayed, and late Iraq thinker Qais Azzawi winning the top honour, the Nile Award.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
4/18/2022 12:08:00 PM
The winner of this year’s Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation was announced in London in January in another bumper year for Arabic literature abroad.

Books - Reviews
4/12/2022 11:41:07 AM
Gihan Toheb El-Safar (Gihan Loves to Travel), by Gihan El-Gharabawy, Cairo Ghorab for Publishing and Distribution, Cairo, 2021.

Books - Reviews
1/28/2022 5:15:43 PM
In this profile that was first published in 2002 author Youssef Rakha takes a deep dive into the world of the children book author who has been chosen as the person of the year in the 2022 Cairo International Book Fair ( 26 Jan - 7 Feb).

Books - News
1/9/2022 11:09:05 AM
The winners of the 17th edition of Sawiris Cultural Awards were announced on Saturday in a ceremony at Egypt’s freshly inaugurated National Museum of Egyptian civilization.

Books - News
12/31/2021 1:19:13 PM
Renowned Arabic literature professor and former Egypt Minister of Culture Gaber Asfour passed away on Friday at the age of 77.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/27/2021 2:14:00 PM
Over a year Egyptian literature has focused on the past, often bidding the reader a look back in anger

Books - World
11/10/2021 1:07:07 AM
The Nobel Prize for Literature jury selected the British-Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah as the 2021 laureate.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/9/2021 8:26:05 PM
A look at the current political literature.

Books - News
10/24/2021 5:15:46 PM
Concurrently with El-Gouna Film Festival, a seminar hosted by the Arab and Islamic Civilisations at the American University in Cairo discussed a 2021 title on the adaption of literature to the silver screen, a long journey in the case of Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/14/2021 2:45:00 PM
Celebrating this year’s Nobel laureate in literature.

Books - News
10/7/2021 1:25:29 PM
Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for works that explore the legacies of imperialism on uprooted individuals.

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