October 2017 e-Newsletter


Book Reviews & Author News

 

“A book [one] cannot put down”
Book review of Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology (AUC Press, 2017)
Woman Around Town, Julie Chateauvert, April 24

 

Cairo of yesteryear can still be found
Book review of Cairo Inside Out by Trevor Naylor and Doriana Dimitrova (AUC Press, 2016) 

Arab News, Lisa Kaaki, March 31

 

“Truly a book to delight the eye and intrigue the historian”
Book review of The Mosques of Egypt by Bernard O'Kane, photographs by Bernard O’Kane (AUC Press, 2016) 
ASTENE Bulletin 71: Spring 2017, Caroline Williams (p. 15)

 

Death in my heart
Book review of The Diaries of Waguih Ghali: An Egyptian Writer in the Swinging Sixties Volume 1: 1964–66, edited by May Hawas, including an interview with Diana Athill (AUC Press, 2017)
The Diary Junction Blogspot, Paul K Lyons, March 6

 

 

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Neil Hewison

In This Issue

“To take on such an enterprise—to create a canon of modern Arabic literature in English translation where there was none—anyone would need a great deal of enthusiasm, curiosity, and persistence. But Neil brought more than that, he brought an openhearted kindness as well.—Marcia Lynx Qualey, freelance cultural journalist andArabic Literature in English blogger.”

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Marcus Simaika

Book Of The Month

Marcus Simaika
Father of Coptic Archaeology
By Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein
Introduction by Donald M. Reid

Marcus Pasha Simaika (1864–1944) was born to a prominent Coptic family on the eve of the inauguration of the Suez Canal and the British occupation of Egypt...

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Rose's Cairo Book Club

Events


4 November
Rose's Cairo Book Club hosted by AUC Bookstores Riham Adlyof Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge (Hoopoe, 2017)
A novel by Ezzedine C. Fishere, translated by John Peate
AUC Tahrir Bookstore
AUC Tahrir Campus
2:00pm

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