On Naguib Mahfouz’s 103rd Birthday

This evening, the 18th Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature will be awarded on this, the 103rd anniversary of the author’s birth:

Mahfouz remains not just the language’s only Nobel Literature laureate, but also a beloved and best-selling author .

FROM MAHFOUZ

His Nobel lecture

Excerpt from The Thief and the Dogs

FROM MAHFOUZ’S TRANSLATORS

William Hutchins on Translating Naguib Mahfouz’s ‘Trilogy’ and ‘Cairo Modern’

5 Thoughts from Raymond Stock on Translating the Master

Q&A with Naguib Mahfouz Biographer Raymond Stock: On the Author’s Life, Archives

5 Questions with Catherine Cobham on Translation Mahfouz’s ‘Harafish’

‘HOW I MET MAHFOUZ’ SERIES

Margaret Litvin: Meeting Mahfouz: An Evening at the Nadwa

How I Met Mahfouz: Amira Nowaira on Growing Up with the Trilogy

How I Met Mahfouz: Down ‘Midaq Alley’ in ’77

Gada Mahfud Dhiem: How I Met Naguib Mahfouz: ‘He’s Always Been in My Life’

Naila Kelani: ‘How I Met Mahfouz’ and Found the Doorway to (Real) Arab Lit

MORE MAHFOUZ MEMORIES

Mohamed Salmawy: Memories of Naguib Mahfouz and the Movies

From AUC Press: Faten Mahfouz speaks about her Nobel laureate father

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