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Here Is A Body

Basma Abdel Aziz

In this follow-up to her PEN Award-winning novel, The Queue, an electrifying new voice in Arab women’s fiction passionately brings to life the machinations of state oppression Mysterious men are round … continued

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The Lady of Zamalek

Ashraf El-Ashmawi

It was in the spring of 1927 that Cairo’s attention was captured by the shocking murder of prominent businessman Solomon Cicurel in his Nile-side villa in the upscale Zamalek district. It was a burgla … continued

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The Critical Case of a Man Called K

Aziz Mohammed

After reading Kafka, K decides to write his own diary, but he is constantly frustrated by his lack of experiences: he is worn down by the drudgery of his corporate job for a faceless corporation and b … continued

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Nektaria Anastasiadou reads from her novel

Nektaria Anastasiadou reads from her debut novel A Recipe for Daphne. Set in Turkish capital, the story crosses cultural barriers and examines questions of identity, taking the reader into the communi…

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