June Book Recommendations

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body By Roxane Gay This memoir explores food, self-image and weight, discussing sensitive issues about the relationship between food and the...

May Book Recommendations

Can I Let You Go? By Cathy Glass This true story speaks about the life of 24-year-old Faye, a young woman who may not have...

8 Books to Read During Spring Break

If you are a book lover, we know you will be making your way to as many bookstores as possible these days to stock...

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Would you think of yourself as a survivor or someone who did not stand a chance? Darwin’s theory of natural selection is applied in...

Nahdet Misr’s Newest Publications

Nahdet Misr Group launched a number of its latest books and publications at the Cairo International Book Fair. This year, the books displayed ranged...

The Journey of a Science Fiction Writer

Salah Maaty, a significant figure in the second generation of Arab science fiction writers, launched the trend in the region as a way of...

AUC Press Books Internationally Recognized

Two of The American University in Cairo Press books have been internationally recognized as distinguished works of 2016. The Financial Times selected No Knives in the Kitchen...

Ten Classic Novels You Need to Read

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead and subject to the cruel regime at Lowood Charity School,...

The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

By Mona El Husseiny This is a story about the weight of a double conscience. "The Sympathizer emotionally invests the reader and takes them on a...

Miramar by Naguib Mahfouz

By Alia Moustafa  Summed up in a few words: This is Egypt. Miramar, a novel by the well-known Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, has all...

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