May 2017 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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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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