June 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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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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