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Books - World
5/30/2012 3:13:47 PM
Writer Herta Müller went from being a teacher who lost her job and lived under constant threat for refusing to cooperate with former Romanian dictator secret police, to winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 2009

Books - Arab
5/29/2012 1:33:04 PM
New book by Saleh Zahreddine examines how post-Arab Spring Islamist groups define the 'other' by examining their literature and ideological statements

Books -
5/19/2012 4:52:44 PM
Yussuf Idris lived among farmers in villages across Egypt and was close to the lives of the poor, who found ways in turn to express their lives through him

Books -
5/17/2012 4:06:25 PM
'Literature and the Body' is the topic of this year's Cairo Mediterranean Literary Festival, featuring movie screenings, book discussions, exhibitions and concerts

Books -
5/16/2012 11:22:23 AM
Latin America loses one of its finest authors with the death of Carlos Fuentes, reportedly from a hemorrhage, at his home in Mexico

Books -
5/13/2012 9:33:29 PM
Arab writers returning from Gaza condemn Hamas repression, lament erasure of Palestinian character

Books -
5/12/2012 3:01:09 PM
For artist Khaled Hafez, it is time to write down and share fragments of a thinking life

Books -
5/10/2012 2:24:34 PM
The 78th issue includes book reviews for many diverse topics, including translated books, literature, history and bibliographies for some late writers.

Books -
5/10/2012 1:33:44 PM
Literary forum at solidarity festival in Gaza headed by Ahdaf Soueif and other Egyptian writers broken up by Palestinian security forces on pretext that organisers had failed to acquire a required licence

Books -
5/6/2012 3:51:35 PM
Prominent publishing houses, translators and international organisations supporting the translation of literature discuss challenges and resources in a one-day workshop

Books -
5/2/2012 8:21:31 PM
The Society of the Friends of Ahmed BahaaEddin opens writing festival today

Books -
5/1/2012 2:56:44 PM
Due to the role he played in translating Arabic literature, Johnson-Davis was among the few asked about Naguib Mahfouz before he was awarded the Nobel prize in 1988

Books -
4/30/2012 4:15:33 PM
Denis Johnson-Davis played a vital role in introducing modern Arabic literature to the English reader, even before Mahfouz received the Nobel prize

Books -
4/29/2012 11:29:02 AM
Palestine Festival of Literature will be launched on 6 May with events in Gaza, Ramallah and Cairo

Books -
4/24/2012 1:31:36 PM
Renowned Egyptian novelist who refused Mubarak’s National Award reflects on the leftwing failure where Islamists have been successful

Books -
4/21/2012 1:18:41 PM
The General Egyptian Book Organisation will host critic Mohammed Badawy Sunday to discuss the new issue of Fosoul literary magazine

Books -
4/15/2012 1:55:31 PM
Abul-Farag Bin Nekula the Armenian was the father of a family who lived and ruled in Egypt at a time when the country was more open and welcoming to foreigners

Books -
4/15/2012 11:54:30 AM
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction opens to submissions and sets their eligibility requirements, seemingly ending rumours that the prize is in danger of being cut or changing sponsors

Books - Review
4/10/2012 3:10:34 PM
Jabbour Douaihy's Arab Booker shortlisted-novel takes a new look at Lebanese identity through the prism of a love story

World - International
4/8/2012 1:04:24 PM
German Nobel literature laureate Guenter Grass declared "persona non grata" by Israel, urged to go to Iran by Jewish group

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