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Life & Style - City Lights
3/13/2024 8:49:50 PM
Under the motto ‘The Word Brings Us Together,’ the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) in Cairo launched the 2024 Korean Literature Month event to introduce Korean literature during Ramadan.

Books - News
1/24/2024 10:40:32 AM
A high-level Norwegian delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Norwegian Literature Promotion Abroad Authority (NORLA) inspected the country’s pavilion at the Cairo International Book Fair on Tuesday to make sure it was ready for the arrival of Her Royal Highness Princess Mette Märte.

Books - News
1/14/2024 10:48:23 PM
Hilde Klemetsdal, ambassador of Norway to Egypt, expressed her sincere gratitude for inviting Norway as the guest country for the 55th Cairo International Book Fair during a joint press conference held today with Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilani.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/13/2023 12:08:17 AM
Mediaeval monks and medics are the subjects of two welcome new additions to New York University’s Library of Arabic Literature, writes David Tresilian

Books - Reviews
10/25/2023 7:38:00 PM
The plight of the Palestinians in exile from their homeland from the 1948 Nakba onwards can be read in many works of literature and memoirs.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
10/24/2023 9:41:59 PM
To mark 50 years since the death of Taha Hussein, the acknowledged Dean of Arabic Literature, Sayed Mahmoud spoke with Hussam R. Ahmed, the author of the groundbreaking 2011 book The Last Nahdawi, to be published in Arabic with Abu Dhabi’s Kalima initiative early next year

World - International
10/5/2023 2:37:24 PM
The Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Norwegian writer Jon Fosse for “his innovative plays and prose, which give voice to the unsayable,” according to the Swedish Academy.

Books - News
8/31/2023 5:42:38 PM
The Rimini Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples currently underway in Italy hosted a seminar that delved into the intriguing connection between literature and physics.

Books - Reviews
8/20/2023 2:29:53 PM
Writings from and about Copts and other Christians in Egypt have come a long way over the past century, according to Nevine Mossad.

Books - News
7/26/2023 5:54:34 PM
Shawky Hegab, a prominent Egyptian poet, writer, and artist who specialized in children's literature, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
5/30/2023 10:55:25 PM
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Culture (SCC) announced on Tuesday that its Nile Awards for art, literature, and social sciences for 2023 have been given to fine artist Abdel-Salam Eid, late translator Mohammed Enani, and thinker and professor Ali El-Din Hilal, respectively.

Life & Style - City Lights
3/9/2023 5:26:55 PM
Russian ambassador to Egypt Georgiy Borisenko has awarded the Dostoyevsky Medal to Anwar Ibrahim – the under-secretary of the Ministry of Culture and former head of the ministry’s Foreign Cultural Relations Department – for his work in translating Russian literature into Arabic.

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

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