Nahdet Misr Group launched a number of its latest books and publications at the Cairo International Book Fair. This year, the books displayed ranged from literature and fiction to poetry, self-development and spirituality, parenting, children’s and its latest digital educational application. Nahdet Misr is considered one of the leading publishing companies in Egypt specializing in the development of valuable cultural and educational content, in addition to innovative digital solutions.
“Shoubra Egypt” by Medhat El Adl
“Shoubra Egypt” combines the most recent poems written by the writer and poet Medhat El Adl where age reflects on some of his personal memories.
“As I tell you so” by Isaad Younes
The book is a documentation of Younes’ famous radio program “As I tell you so” that airs on Radio 90.90. It is written in slang, and includes a variety of articles and subjects that tackle different negative habits of the Egyptian society in a sarcastic manner, giving us the chance to rethink these habits and try to change them.
Self-Development and Spirituality
“Word” by Mostafa Hosny
About the power of words, Hosny delves into the impact of the words we speak, read and write on us and on others.
“Why am I a terrorist? Why are you a heretic?” By Mohamed Dawoud
This unique book sheds the light on the reality we are all tangled up in; “Terrorism”. It raises some key questions related to this complicated issue; such as when and where did terrorism manifest?
Parenting and Psychology
“Toxic Parents” by Susan Forward
This is one of the best-selling parenting books worldwide. Her book features the shortfalls and misconducts that parents do with their children. It highlights how these wrong parenting behaviors can cripple their children emotionally.
“Soul Mate” by Jihan Maamoun
An exceptional love story that goes beyond personal and time constraints; unfolding several divine symbols.
“Love According to the Arabic Way” by Reem Bassiouny
A young Egyptian woman with very ordinary dreams of getting married to an affluent partner and perhaps going to live in a glamorous city. She never could have imagined what life had planned for her.
“The Love Notebook” by Saad El Kahtany
A beautiful novel that tackles the mysteries of love; this simple word that puzzled and bewildered humanity throughout history.
“Moments” by Walid Youssef
The writer’s reminiscences of the different moments in his life are featured in a number of short stories.
“Cold Shower” by Basma El Sebaei
This book discusses the negative habits in our society in a sarcastic way, as well as the prejudices against others and negative judgments against divorced women and emigrants.
Arabic Children’s Books
Nahdet Misr is launching around 50 new Arabic and translated children’s books this year. Amongst them is “Screams Behind the Doors” by Rania Amin, which won the Etislalat Award for 2016 as the best children’s book. “Shams” is another new book by Dr. Affaf Tobbala, which was among the short list, also nominated for this year’s Etisalat Award. Two new books will be added to Dr. Aisha Rafei’s series of stories that instill morals and positive manners in our children through interesting stories and activities. Nahdet Misr will also feature a new beautiful story; “Crown of Happiness” written by the talented Samah Abou Bakr Ezzat.
Translated International Books
Nahdet Misr also presents Disney’s most famous and recent exquisite stories. It will also display the latest series of the world’s most inspiring publication, National Geographic, which is considered children’s first pick for science, exploration and adventure. For Harry Potter series aficionados, Nahdet Misr presents the eighth part of these fantasy novels. This year also witnesses the launch of Scholastic’s famous children’s horror fiction novels “Goosebumps”.