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Can a mere ring alter the history of a country?

'Suleiman's Ring' by Sherif Meleka

2023-2024 Fellow at Columbia’s Institute for Ideas and Imagination

Mohamed Elshahed, author of 'Cairo Since 1900'

Zoom and Facebook Live event

May 22 | 7:00pm Cairo

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INDIEpubs, the online bookstore

Extended until May 18 | 10:00 am-7:00 pm daily

Great books & discounts, live music, puppet show

A great choice of Hoopoe fiction

Fun spring summer reads

Haunting and beautifully written”

Middle East Studies 2022

Meet The Authors


Islamic Cairo in Maps

Finding the Monuments

The Food Question in the Middle East

A Gift of Geology

Ancient Egyptian Landscapes and Monuments

Media Arabic for Beginners


Suleiman’s Ring

A Novel


A Stranger in Baghdad

A Novel

Tutankhamun, King of Egypt

His Life and Afterlife

Time and Power in Azraq Refugee Camp

Sports and Society in the Middle East

Ramesses Loved Ptah

The History of a Colossal Royal Statue


Islamic Cairo in Maps

Finding the Monuments

History of Ash

A Novel

From Reading to Writing

A Novel

 A Surgeon and a Maverick

The Life and Pioneering Work of Magdi Yacoub

Upper Intermediate Arabic Through Discussion