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A View from ‘Brooklyn Heights’
In the hands of Miral Al-Tahawy, life as an emigrant is a struggle for harmony one might not win

The Memoirs of Nubar Pasha
A newly published translation of the last writings of Egypt’s first prime minister aims at rehabilitating a tarnished reputation.

Arabs want peace, argues newly-released book
At a time when Palestinian-Israeli negotiations seem to be again hitting another impasse there comes a new book that re-tells the many details of the long and still unfolding saga of the Arab-Israeli talks for peace.

Excavating the hidden story of Egyptian Marxism
After thirty years of relative silence, Gennaro Gervasio opens the old files of the "third wave" of the Egyptian Marxist movement.

Tales of Sidi Barrani
A heady mix of fantasy and sexuality marks the latest book of one of Egypt’s rising literary talents.

Mapping Cairo
Samia Mehrez explores the representation of the city in modern Egyptian literature

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