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Ibrahim Nasrallah’s Seven Answers

Ibrahim Nasrallah’s Seven Answers

This year Ibrahim Nasrallah won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his novel The Second War of the Dog, described by the jury as “a masterful vision of a… READ MORE

Classic Egyptian Movies in the spotlight

Classic Egyptian Movies in the spotlight

On his blog Egypt in the Golden Age of Travel, Andrew Humphreys describes Classic Egyptian Movies: 101 Must-see Films by film critic Sameh Fathy, translated by Sarah Enany, and recently… READ MORE

Meet The Author: Adel Esmat

Meet The Author: Adel Esmat

The Egyptian writer Adel Esmat was awarded the 2016 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for his novel Hikayât Yûsuf Tadrus (The Tales of Yusuf Tadrus). Born in the Gharbiya Governorate… READ MORE

The New Look of the AUC Bookstores

The New Look of the AUC Bookstores

The AUC Bookstores have had a busy summer, working hard to complete the biggest overhaul in how we present our range of books to our diverse customer base across New… READ MORE

How novelist Sinan Antoon writes Iraq

How novelist Sinan Antoon writes Iraq

The acclaimed Iraqi poet, novelist, scholar, and literary translator Sinan Antoon was born and raised in Baghdad. In 1991 after the first Gulf War  he left to the United States…. READ MORE

Denys Johnson-Davies

Denys Johnson-Davies

The American University in Cairo Press was very saddened by the passing of the leading and award-winning Arabic–English translator Denys Johnson-Davies, one month before his ninety-fifth birthday. Born in Canada… READ MORE

Eugen Strouhal, a pioneer of medical history

Eugen Strouhal, a pioneer of medical history

The AUC Press is sad to note the passing of one of its most distinguished authors, the pioneering medical historian and paleopathologist Professor Eugen Strouhal, of Charles University in Prague,… READ MORE

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