Reviews, interviews, & podcasts

“There is a common notion that masculinity in the region is this one static thing.”
Q&A with Mohja Kahf and Nadine Sinno, editors of Constructions of Masculinity in the Middle East and North Africa: Literature, Film, and National Discourse (AUC Press, 2021)
Jadaliyya, June 13

Raphael Cormack, author of Midnight in Cairo (AUC Press, 2022), talks to Mikey Muhanna, Afikra founder and executive director, about the book
Afikra Conversations podcast, June 9

“Contains comprehensive lists and stunning photographs”
About The Birds of Egypt and the Middle East by Richard Hoath (AUC Press, 2022).
Ahram Online, Amira Howeidy, June 7

Lisa J. White, author of Rooted in the Body: Arabic Metaphor ad Morphology, illustrated by Mahmoud Shaltout (AUC Press, 2021), speaks to Sara S. Jamshidi on the Goltune News podcast
Goltune News, June 1

“A charming multiperspective, modern-day romance novel”
About A Recipe for Daphne by Nektaria Anastasiadou (Hoopoe, 2021)
Aramco World, May–June 2022

“[An] “effervescent love story set amongst the Greeks of Istanbul.”
About A Recipe for Daphne by Nektaria Anastasiadou (Hoopoe, 2021)
Athens Insider, May 10

“Aims to outline the role of Egyptian universities”
About Bounded Knowledge: Doctoral Studies in Egypt, edited by Daniele Cantini (AUC Press, 2021)
The Middle East Journal, Spring 2022

“Dissecting chronicles written by Maronite Church leaders”
About Writing the History of Mount Lebanon: Church Historians And Maronite Identity by Mouannes Hojairi (AUC Press, 2021)
The Middle East Journal, Spring 2022

“A compelling addition to the scholarship about Egypt”
Review of Creating Spaces of Hope: Young Artists and the New Imagination in Egypt by Caroline Seymour-Jorn (AUC Press, 2021)
Arab Studies Quarterly, Salam Mir, Issue 43.4

“Provides a foundational text for general readers and students, architects and scholars”
Review of The Architecture of Ramses Wissa Wassef by Conchita Añorve-Tschirgi and Ehsan Abushadi, with photography by Nour El Refai (AUC Press, 2021)
Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, Dina Taha, Spring 2022

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