Thursday, November 27, 2014 05:48 PM
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“Young adult” readers of Arabic literature, by demographic rights, should be the biggest and most voracious audience for new books.
Some young adults are driving the success of books like Essam Youssef’s1/4 Gram, a novel based on a true story of drug use, and Ahmed
We have become so accustomed to thinking of religion as a place of singularity in human identity that Diary of a Jewish Musilm gives all the shock in translation that author Kamal Ruhayyim surely intended in the original:
It was — as I have written earlier – beginning
gyptian novelist and poet Mohamed Nagui died in Paris after undergoing liver surgery. He was 68:
Nagui, who won the Nile Award (formerly State Excellence Award) in 2013, had been ill for several years.
He was born in Gharbiya governorate in 1946 and wrote poetry before turning to
The last month has been a tense time in Benghazi. Hundreds have died in the fight for Libya’s second city, and literary hopes — like others — have been put on hold. But Nada Elfeituri still writes, and still holds a candle for the “Young Writers of Benghazi” group:
The Egyptian Board on Books for Young People (EBBY) has begun its new life with a talk at Al-Balsam Bookstore in Mohandiseen. Two problem areas were highlighted — the lack of Arabic books for toddlers and for teens:
By Dina ElAbd
Rania Amin is talking with her hands. Photo credit: Balsam Saad.
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