May 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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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


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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