Ahmed Alaidy

AHMED ALAIDY, born in 1974, has written satirical stories for young people and currently writes a political comic strip for an Egyptian weekly. HUMPHREY DAVIES is the translator of The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany (AUC Press, 2004). He was awarded the 2010 Saif Ghobash–Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation for his translation of Yalo by Elias Khoury.