April 2017 e-Newsletter


Book Reviews & Author News

 

“Packed with information...”
Review of Divine Creatures by Salima Ikram (AUC Press, 2015) 

Birmingham Egyptology Journal 5: 24-26. 2017, Steven Gregory


“This book will send me on new adventures next time I am there”

Review of Cairo Inside Out by Trevor Naylor and Doriana Dimitrova (AUC Press, 2016) 

Arab Bankers Association, Andrew Cunningham, March 



“This is probably the best piece of literature I’ve had the chance to read in the last 6 or so months”
Review of No Knives in the Kitchens of this City by Khaled Khalifa (Hoopoe, 2016)
Menatomississipi Blog, Ashleen Williams, March 11


"A valuable reference to those studying symbols of national ideology as well as ones scavenging for minute bibliographical information on a great many twentieth-century Egyptian cultural movers.”

Review of Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums & the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser by Donald Malcolm Reid 
(AUC Press, 2015)
Arab Studies Quarterly 39.1, Deniz Türker


The Anti-Cairo 

Reference to David Sims’s Egypt’s Desert Dreams: Development or Disaster? (AUC Press, 2015)

Places, Ursula Lindsey, March 



“A delightful affair”
Book review of Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina by Koenraad Donker van Hee  (AUC Press, 2016)

Nicky van de Beek Blog, February 26



 

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Wafaa El Saddik

Author Wins Award

Egyptologist and AUC Press author Dr. Wafaa El Saddik was among the 10 Egyptian women congratulated for their exceptional achievements and exemplary contributions in a wide array of fields at last night’s ‘Women of Substance’ reception held at the India House in Cairo.

“Women are the pillar of any society and they have to prove themselves through competing with men,”...

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The Open Door Book Cover

Book Of The Month

The Open Door
By Latifa al-Zayyat
Volume 1: 1964–66
Translated by Marilyn Booth

Published by Hoopoe, an imprint of AUC Press (2017)

The author, Latifa al-Zayyat (1923–96), struggled all her life to uphold just causes—national integrity...

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AUC Tahrir Book Fair

Events

  • 5 - 8 April
    AUC Tahrir Book Fair
    AUC Tahrir Campus
    Valid photo ID required
    10:00am-6:00pm
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