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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

A taste of nostalgic dishes from childhood

A taste of nostalgic dishes from childhood

After she got married, Dyna Eldaief, the daughter of Egyptian immigrants to Australia, realized that she couldn’t reproduce the range of meals that her mother had made “because she made… READ MORE

9 questions for Bahaa Abdelmegid

9 questions for Bahaa Abdelmegid

Bahaa Abdelmegid’s novel Temple Bar, translated by award-winning Jonathan Wright, published by AUC Press (2017), was described by Al Ahram Weekly as “absolutely arresting.” A lecturer in English at Ain… READ MORE

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