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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

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

His mistake was that he loved flying

His mistake was that he loved flying

“His mistake was that he loved flying” Book review of A Rare Blue Bird Flies with Me by Youssef Fadel (Hoopoe, 2016) The Jordan Times, Sally Bland, 13 June  … READ MORE

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