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No Knives in the Kitchens of This City

by Khaled Khalifa American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9789774167812
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

In the once beautiful city of Aleppo, one Syrian family collapses into tragedy and ruin. The mother, abandoned by her husband,...

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House of the Wolf: An Egyptian Novel

by Ezzat El Kamhawi American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9789774166204
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

This novel is set in an idyllic Egyptian village from the time it was discovered by Muhammad Ali's mission in the early nineteenth...

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Rain Over Baghdad: A Novel of Iraq

by Hala El Badry American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9789774165887
Format:
Pbk 488 pages

What was it like to live in Iraq before the earth-shaking events of the end of the twentieth century? The mid seventies to the...

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Whitefly: A Novel

by Abdelilah Hamdouchi American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9789774167515
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Set in contemporary Tangier, Morocco, Detective Laafrit investigates the case of four corpses washed up on the beach. The victims...

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Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets

by Khairy Shalaby American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9789774167928
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Ibn Shalaby, like many Egyptians, is looking for a job. Yet, unlike most of his fellow citizens, he is prone to sudden dislocations...

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Beautiful White Cat Walks with Me

by Youssef Fadel American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9789774167768
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

Hassan ekes out a living in his native Marrakesh as a comic writer and performer, through satirical sketches critical of Morocco's...

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Legends of the Fire Spirits: Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar

by Robert Lebling I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9781780769042
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

In the magical tale of Aladdin in The Arabian Night, the genie that suddenly appears out of the lamp is powerful, playful and...

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Lanterns of the King of Galilee: A Novel of 18th-Century Palestine

by Ibrahim Nasrallah American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9789774166662
Format:
Pbk 560 pages

In eighteenth-century Palestine, on the shores of Galilee's Lake Tiberias, visionary political and military leader Daher al-Umar...

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Temple Bar: A Novel

by Bahaa Abdelmegid American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9789774166600
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

Dublin is alien territory for young and impoverished Egyptian academic Mutazz, who is preparing a PhD on Irish poet Seamus Heaney....

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Cities Without Palms

by Tarek Eltayeb American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9789774167348
Format:
Pbk 100 pages

In a desperate attempt to save his mother and two sisters from famine and disease, a young man leaves his native village in Sudan...

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Literary Life of Cairo: One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City

by Samia Mehrez American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9789774167850
Format:
Pb+ 400 pages

Unlike The Literary Atlas of Cairo, which focuses on the literary geopolitics of the cityscape, this companion volume immerses...

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Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia

by Ronit Ricci University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780226380537
Format:
Pb+ 335 pages

The spread of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was one of the most significant cultural shifts in world history. As...

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Mortal Designs: A Novel

by Reem Bassiouney American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9789774167140
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Captain Murad is busy planning for the Afterlife. He dreams of a grand, sunlit mausoleum on the banks of the Nile. To realize...

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Televangelist: A Novel

by Ibrahim Essa American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9789774167188
Format:
Pbk 512 pages

Meet Hatem el-Shenawi, a Muslim TV preacher who has won fame and fortune through his show delivering Islam to the masses. Affable,...

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Dog with No Tail

by Hamdi Abu Golayyel American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9789774167362
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature  In a world with no meaning, meaning is an act... This...

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