Tuesday, September 23, 2014 02:55 PM
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I was tremendously excited to catch hold of 'Aamir Khan - Actor Activist Achiever'. A coffee table book spanning over 250 odd pages with Aamir Khan staring at you from the cover, it was just what one was looking forward to after catching several books that have already been written on
he longlists for the 2015 Sheikh Zayed Book Awards (SZBA) were announced yesterday in the Emerging Author and Children’s Book categories:
The Emerging Author (or “young author”) longlist includes nine works from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon and the
Comics — and graphic novels — continue to blossom in Arabic-writing hotspots, including Algiers, Beirut, and Cairo:
Starting tomorrow, the first edition of Between Cadres (BECA) — Egypt Comix Week — will take place in Alexandria and Cairo. It is, according to Ahram
Ezzat al-Kamhawi’s House of the Wolf (trans. Nancy Roberts), winner of the 2012 Naguib Mahfouz Medal, is a multi-generational epic in the tradition of Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy. But unlike the trilogy, which centers on a Cairo patriarch, al-Kamhawi’s book begins and ends with
The start of my op-ed posted today at TheHill.com:
Unlike most political issues, immigration is not really a right vs. left or Republican vs. Democrat issue. Instead, immigration is better understood as an elite vs. public issue where the elite in our society tends to support higher levels of
While the process in question does not deal with many aliens, a recent announcement by DHS about the L-1 and TN visas at the northern border revealed a clear-cut choice on the part of the administration.
Should we opt for alien convenience? Or for a framework for sound decision-making regarding
Another TIFF came and went, and while I was only here to catch the first few days of the festival, this year’s celeb sightings were pretty memorable to say the least. Below are my top 5 TIFF experiences this year. Grab some snacks, it’s going to be a long one.
1. Variety Studio
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