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...

Alwan wa Awtar: Transforming the Lives of Children

In 1992, Cairo inhabitants faced a shattering earthquake where many lost their homes along with their humble possessions. Among those were the inhabitants of...

The Kanud: A Hybrid Digital Instrument

Merging two classic string instruments of Arabic music, The Kanud not only brings together traditional elements from both the ‘oud’ and the ‘kanun’, but...

Finnish-Egyptian Musical Bridge Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Finnish-Egyptian Musical Bridge celebrates its tenth anniversary and a century of Finnish independence with five concerts and a photo exhibition.For almost ten days 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...

Behind Ayda Mansour’s “Flowers in Abstract” at Eklego

Artist Ayda Mansour is currently displaying a collection of paintings at Eklego Design’s Zamalek branch. Eklego’s products range from furniture and lighting to home...

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 BronteOrphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead and subject to the cruel regime at Lowood Charity School,...

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