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Xenia Nikolskaya, author of 'Egypt's Forgotten Architecture'

"Cinema is my main inspiration"

Make this your bread & butter if you are learning Arabic

'Fish, Milk, Tamarind' by Dalal Abo El Seoud (AUC Press, 2022)

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See our Arabic Language Learning textbooks

'A Surgeon and a Maverick: The Life And Pioneering Work Of Magdi Yacoub'

"I love the heart... It's such a beautiful, efficient, noble organ."

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AUC Press 2022–2023 Catalog

Faces from another time

Q&A with editor Sherif Boraie

“Very arresting images”―BBC”

Middle East Studies 2022

Meet The Authors


The Men Who Swallowed the Sun

A Novel

Scanning the Pharaohs

The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody

A Novel

Novels, Short Stories, Autobiography

Fish, Milk, Tamarind


Women in Ancient Egypt



Egypt’s Forgotten Architecture
(Revised And Expanded Edition)

A Face in Time

Egypt Photo Studios, 1865–1939

Time and Power in Azraq Refugee Camp

Ancient Egyptian Statues

Their Many Lives and Deaths

Ancient Egyptian Architecture in Fifteen Monuments


Islamic Cairo in Maps

Finding the Monuments

A Gift of Geology

From Reading to Writing

A Novel

 A Surgeon and a Maverick

The Life and Pioneering Work of Magdi Yacoub

Tutankhamun,  King of Egypt