Ramadan Picks from AUC Press

In observance of the holy month of Ramadan, we are embracing the spirit of reflection, connection, and nourishment. We have curated a selection of Ramadan Picks from AUC Press books, designed to offer profound insights into Islamic history, architectural marvels, rich cultural traditions, and the tantalizing flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine for some inspiration for your iftar meals.

Enjoy your reads and Ramadan Mubarak!

The Mosques of Egypt

Bernard O’Kane, Bernard O’Kane

Islamic Art in Cairo

From the 7th to the 18th Centuries

E. Prisse d’Avennes

Jihad of the Pen

The Sufi Literature of West Africa

Rudolph Ware, Zachary Wright, Amir Syed

Islamic Monuments in Cairo

The Practical Guide (Updated 7th Edition)

Caroline Williams

Islamic Cairo in Maps

Finding the Monuments

Yasser M. Ayad

Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism

The Theological and Ideological Basis of al-Qa'ida's Political Tactics

Sayed Khatab


Wholefood Recipes from Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco

Yasmine Elgharably, Shewekar Elgharably, Yehia El-Alaily

My Egyptian Grandmother’s Kitchen

Traditional Dishes Sweet and Savory

Magda Mehdawy

Egyptian Flavors

50 Recipes

Dyna Eldaief

Authentic Egyptian Cooking

From the Table of Abou El Sid

Nehal Leheta

The Pharaoh's Kitchen

Recipes from Ancient Egypt’s Enduring Food Traditions

Magda Mehdawy, Amr Hussein

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