Celebrating Women’s Voices

In the spirit of Women’s History Month and in celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, AUC Press is proud to take part in honoring the remarkable contributions of women by putting the spotlight on books about women and by women, showcasing a curated compilation of books to honor the legacy of female authors.

This compilation represents a rich store of empowering memoirs, thought-provoking scholarship, and inspiring fiction, which not only celebrate the remarkable achievements of female authors but also illustrate a diverse range of women’s voices and experiences.

My First and Only Love

Sahar Khalifeh, Aida Bamia

A Stranger in Baghdad

Elizabeth Loudon

A Recipe for Daphne

Nektaria Anastasiadou

The Book Smuggler

Omaima Al-Khamis, Sarah Enany

The Woman from Tantoura

Radwa Ashour, Kay Heikkinen

The Open Door

Latifa al-Zayyat, Marilyn Booth

The Girl with Braided Hair

Rasha Adly, Sarah Enany


Hager El Hadidi


Nayra Atiya, Andrea B. Rugh

It's Not Your Fault

Jillian Campana, Dina Amin, The Cairo Writers Lab, Hoda Elsadda

Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba

Marjorie Ransom, Robert K. Liu, Abdulkarim Al-Eryani, Najwa Adra

An Artist in Abydos

Lee Young, Peter Lacovara

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