Egyptian Author Omar Hazek: Letter from Prison

American University in Cairo CAASIC fellow Anny Gaul is currently translating a section from Omar Hazek's novel "I Don't Love This City." Meanwhile, the author -- whose case has been taken up by PEN International -- remains in prison.

Egypt’s Second City Hosting Its Book Fair

After a two-year hiatus, the Alexandria International Book Fair is back for its ninth edition: The fair, organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Egyptian Publishers Association, opened on March 23 and is set to run until April 7. The fair, which according to its press information is hosting 130 publishers and dozens of events, … Continue reading Egypt’s Second City Hosting Its Book Fair