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World - International
4/5/2012 2:47:39 PM
Israel joins in German Nobel literature laureate's condemnation for writing poem describing Israel a threat

Books -
4/3/2012 2:11:56 PM
The renowned author, Ashour, explores the possible attempts to modernise Arabic literature during the 19th century, rediscovering the hitherto lost first modern Arabic novel

Books -
3/28/2012 5:11:15 PM
Written from inside the horror of a Tunisian jail, local journalist Al-Sharny describes life under the bloody regimes of the country's recent despots Habib Bourguiba and Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
3/13/2012 10:27:00 PM
The Agreement, which was launched at Al-Kotob Khan bookshop on 8 March, explores innovative ways to relate visual art to text

Books -
2/22/2012 3:43:58 PM
First-of-its-kind book tackles the evolution and role of the traditional detective story in Arabic-language literature

Books -
2/5/2012 5:34:57 PM
Bahaa Taher and Salah Fadl celebrate their friend and special contributor to Arabic literature, the late Khairy Shalaby

Books -
1/31/2012 12:47:42 PM
Writers from the ‘borders’ argue that the category of ‘border literature’ entrenches the very divisions that need to be bridged, with Cairo remaining the centre of Egypt’s cultural life

Books -
1/30/2012 3:18:24 PM
Cairo Atlas of Literature offers a rich vision of the ever-morphing city through the eyes of various Egyptian authors and 100 texts

Books -
1/30/2012 3:17:24 PM
Three writers discuss their novels portraying Tunisia's modern history and ponder the future of literature in the post-Ben Ali era at the Cairo Book Fair

Books -
1/27/2012 10:48:54 PM
The tradition of storytelling gatherings, involving a performer and an audience, uses poetry, singing and rhythm among other techniques. The book fair's cultural program features a group of experienced storytellers

Books -
1/23/2012 1:39:16 PM
Intimate portrait of Amal Donqol, written by his wife and originally published in 1992, reissued for 2012

Books -
1/16/2012 4:50:32 PM
Ahmed Salem concludes in his book that Islamic literature reduced the state to the ruler’s personality, a condition from which the region still suffers

Books - Review
1/11/2012 7:29:19 PM
This collection of stories travels smoothly in a world full of oppression and pain, with simple yet explosive words

Books -
1/11/2012 12:22:45 PM
Shortlist for international prize for Arabic literature includes two Egyptians, two Lebanese, one Tunisian and one Algerian author

Books -
1/11/2012 10:50:54 AM
The renown Egyptian novelist, who passed away last week, left his mark on Egyptian literature, from his personality as well as his writing

Opinion -
1/5/2012 2:47:17 PM
The only eyes worth publishing for are those of the anonymous reader somewhere for whom the struggle to understand the world through words still has meaning

Books -
1/4/2012 7:50:47 PM
The January issue of Doha cultural magazine features cover story on “fatal” rhetoric of ousted presidents showing them to be in a “virtual” world

Books -
12/22/2011 11:55:16 AM
Literary genre that was once banned the subject of a talk in Tunis

Egypt - Politics
12/21/2011 7:21:05 PM
Tomas Riad, a Swedish professor of linguistics whose father is Egyptian, was yesterday installed as a member of the Swedish Academy

Books -
12/20/2011 6:43:10 PM
Experienced literature professor Camilia Sobhy, who received a French knighthood for Art and Culture, is to oversee the council's reshuffle

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