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Recommended Books on Palestine

Recommended Books on Palestine

Cairo Scene and Arab News recently recommended books that engage with Palestinian history and culture, including these four AUC Press novels. The Woman from Tantoura by acclaimed Egyptian writer, Radwa… READ MORE

AUC Press at MESA 2023

AUC Press at MESA 2023

Visit AUC Press stands no. 53 & 54 at MESA 2023 held at the Palais des congrès in Montréal, Québec, Canada from November 2-5, 2023.

In Memory of Kamal Ruhayyim

In Memory of Kamal Ruhayyim

With profound sorrow, AUC Press mourns the loss of esteemed Egyptian writer Kamal Ruhayyim (1947–2023). Born in Egypt in 1947, Kamal Ruhayyim held a PhD in law from Cairo University…. READ MORE

Remembering Khaled Khalifa

Remembering Khaled Khalifa

It is with much sadness that AUC Press learned of the passing of Khaled Khalifa (1964–2023), award-winning Syrian writer. Born near Aleppo in 1964, Khalifa wrote screenplays for television and… READ MORE

Remembering Tarek Swelim (1958–2023)

Remembering Tarek Swelim (1958–2023)

AUC Press was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of art historian Dr. Tarek Swelim, who died on 2 September 2023 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Fascinating book discussion about ‘Zar’

Fascinating book discussion about ‘Zar’

Hager El Hadidi, author of the newly released paperback edition of Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals In Egypt, (AUC Press, 2023), gave a fascinating virtual book talk, moderated… READ MORE

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