June 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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Denys Johnson-Davies

In This Issue

Denys Johnson-Davies

The American University in Cairo Press notes with great sadness the passing of the leading and award-winning Arabic–English translator Denys Johnson-Davies, one month before his ninety-fifth birthday.

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The Dream

Book Of The Month

The Dream
A Diary of the Film

By Mohammad Malas
Introduced by Samirah Alkassim

A Syrian filmmaker’s haunting record of his time in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps...

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Frankfurt Book Fair

Events


11 – 15 October
Frankfurt Book Fair
Frankfurt, Germany

11 December
The Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature Award Ceremony
AUC Tahrir Campus

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