May 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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Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures Book Cover

Book Of The Month

Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures
My Life in Egyptology


By Wafaa El Saddik
With Rüdiger Heimlich
Translated by Russell Stockman

This is an incisive memoir of the first woman to become general director of Cairo's Egyptian Museum...

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AUC Tahrir Book Fair

Events

Mad May!
May is not only about Spring and flowers. Think books! Think promotions!

Throughout this month, four Diwan Bookstore branches—Zamalek, Heliopolis, Maadi, and 6th of October—will be offering AUC Press titles at very competitive prices.

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