February 2018 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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Cassandra Vivian

Author Cassandra Vivian donates rare Egypt collection to AUC

Thousands of her black-and-white photographs of Egypt spanning more than three decades, detailed travel notes of her keen exploration of the Western Desert from the 1970s, as well as archival notes and dispatches acquired from the British Army...

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Mummies book cover

Book Of The Month



Mummies, Monsters, and the Ship of Millions
By Leena Pekkalainen
Another hilarious adventure for children with Mr. Mummific, the mummy with attitude. Having described his death and long mummification process in his last book...

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Tahrir Book Fair

Events

3–8 March
Tahrir Book Fair

25–29 March
Spring Book Fair

10–12 April
The London Book Fair
Olympia, London

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