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Books and Movies for Summer

Books and Movies for Summer

“A Nose and Three Eyes,” by Ihsan Abdel Kouddous finds itself in the spotlight in 2024. The novel was translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Smolin, and was published by Hoopoe.
Reimagined on the silver screen for a 2024 audience, featuring a stellar cast of Egyptian celebrities.

Discovering Hoopoe’s Diverse Voices and Compelling Stories

Discovering Hoopoe’s Diverse Voices and Compelling Stories

Discover Hoopoe’s diverse voices and compelling stories through the eyes of different characters and authors with this selection of novels set in various locations, including Palestine, Iraq, Turkey, and Egypt, offering readers a glimpse into the rich and diverse cultures of the Middle East.

Time and Power: 2023 Alixa Naff Prize Winner

Time and Power: 2023 Alixa Naff Prize Winner

AUC Press author Melissa Gatter has won the 2023 Alixa Naff Prize in Migration Studies for her “timely, innovative, and theoretically sophisticated contribution to studies of displacement” in her book… READ MORE

“Did Napoleon really shoot cannons at the Pyramids”

“Did Napoleon really shoot cannons at the Pyramids”

Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo, discusses the topic of Napoleon’s alleged cannon fire at the Pyramids of Giza, She offers valuable insights on subjects ranging from the origin of the Great Sphinx to Napoleon’s real interest in the Pyramids.

“History is generally only a working hypothesis”

“History is generally only a working hypothesis”

AUC Press had a Q&A session with Aidan Dodson, the author of “The Nubian Pharaohs of Egypt: Their Lives and Afterlives,” which is the sixth edition of the “Lives and Afterlives” series.

The book is an innovative account of the careers of the Nubians who occupied the Egyptian throne.

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