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2012 Cairo Book Fair ends with a whimper
Egypt's first post-revolution book fair wraps up with publishers and visitors voicing general dissatisfaction and concerns for the annual event's future

Khairy Shalaby: Storyteller of the underworld remembered
Bahaa Taher and Salah Fadl celebrate their friend and special contributor to Arabic literature, the late Khairy Shalaby

Hazem Beblawi puts his finger on the core problems of Egypt's economy
Exponential demographic growth is something Egypt can no longer afford, strategically and literally, says former post-revolution finance minister

Figures around Gaddafi: New book reveals Libyan leader's secrets
A new book profiles 37 of the late Muammar Gaddafi's closest allies, told from the personal experience of a man who spent nearly four decades inside the regime

We need a true Arab renaissance: Author of 'Arab Revolutions and Constituency Discourse'
A discussion on the book 'Arab Revolutions and Constituency Discourse' criticises the 1900's political renaissance and pushes for a cultural and conscious discourse conducive to a true Arab rennaissance

Borders writers: Decades of marginalisation and the quest of justice
Writers from the ‘borders’ argue that the category of ‘border literature’ entrenches the very divisions that need to be bridged, with Cairo remaining the centre of Egypt’s cultural life

Tunisian novelists caught between sadness and optimism
Three writers discuss their novels portraying Tunisia's modern history and ponder the future of literature in the post-Ben Ali era at the Cairo Book Fair

Mubarak regime lives on: Galal Amin
Prominent Egyptian economist Galal Amin discusses his newly updated book 'Egypt and the Egyptians during the Mubarak Era' at the Cairo Book Fair

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