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Revisiting the Past in Books That Blend Fiction and Facts

Sayyid Mahmoud | 11 Jan 2022

Egyptian critics and writers discuss a literary trend of revisiting the past through personalized remembrances and novels based on facts.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Baghdad’s Historic Book Street Reopens, Raising City’s Hopes

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 28 Dec 2021

In the latest sign of a cultural revival in Baghdad after decades of conflict, the city recently celebrated the reopening of its historic book street.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Revised Editions of Mahfouz’s Novels Stir Controversy in Egypt

Sayyid Mahmoud | 11 Dec 2021

Diwan Bookstores says its revised editions of the celebrated writer’s works will be “without alterations”. Publishing world figures immediately wondered what that meant.

Arabic Arts & Culture Finances Literature & Translation Publishing

Syrian Publishers and Bookstores Become Casualties of War

Amr EL-Tohamy | 12 Nov 2021

Several prominent Syrian publishing houses and bookstores have closed in recent years, the latest signs of cultural death in an economy hard hit by war.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Egyptian Editions Help Arab Writers Reach New Readers

Sayyid Mahmoud | 10 Nov 2021

Publishers of Egyptian editions say printing locally not only cuts costs, but also helps writers reach a wider public. Some authors strongly agree.

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2 Saudi Universities Are Among the World’s Top 100, U.S. Publisher Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Nov 2021

In the latest “Best Global Universities” rankings from “U.S. News & World Report”, two Saudi universities earn spots in the top 100.

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University of Mosul Rebuilds a Campus Razed by War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 Oct 2021

Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Egyptian Illustrator Sahar Abdallah Finds Inspiration in Modern Arab Poets

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 15 Oct 2021

Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

‘Harir Al-Ghazala’: An Omani Novel Reveals Heritage’s Implications on Women’s Lives

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 11 Oct 2021

In her new novel “Harir Al-Ghazala,” the Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi sheds light on her country’s women and their aspirations across generations.

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Dominican Institute’s Library in Cairo Is a Destination for Scholars of Islamic Heritage

Sayyid Mahmoud | 05 Oct 2021

The library of the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies, in Cairo, attracts scholars from all over the world.




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