February 2018 e-Newsletter


Book Reviews & Author News


“This is a fascinating study. Foxcroft is perceptive, accurate and knowledgeable.”

Review of Gayer-Anderson: The Life and Afterlife of the Irish Pasha by Louise Foxcroft (AUC Press, 2017) 

Literary Review, Piers Brendon, Issue 45 – February 2017


“As Naylor presents the city, Dimitrova’s photos bring the text to life, creating a perfect seduction.”
Review of Cairo Inside Out by Trevor Naylor with photographs by Doriana Dimitrova (AUC Press, 2017)
Publishers Weekly, February


“A distinctively Middle Eastern flavor and with an incredible diversity of writing”

Interview with AUC Press about its literary imprint Hoopoe

Bookwitty, 15 February


New Egyptian Literary Voices: Dystopias, Thrillers, Graphic Novels, and Future Histories
Among the list of books featured Nael Eltoukhy’s Women of Karantina (AUC Press, 2014), translated by Robin Moger,  and Mohamed Rabie’s Otared (Hoopoe Fiction, 2016), translated by Robin Moger.
Global Literature in Libraries Initiative, Marcia Lynx Qualey, 13 January


“Beautifully composed color photography”

Review of The Traditonal Crafts of Egypt, edited by Menha el-Batraoui (AUC Press, 2016)
Shepherd Express, David Luhrssen, 19 January


10 Bookish Gifts for and from Syria
The list includes No Knives in the Kitchens of This City by “the fantastic, stalwart, talented Syrian novelist Khaled Khalifa” 

BookRiot
, Marcia Lynx Qualey, 8 December 2016

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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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