"Speaking of translation, I once went alone to a workshop in Montreuil without a translator, and so I used Google Translate to pull sentences together and I sketched with the kids and it went quite well for about two hours."
It notes only that he was nominated by Shawky Deif.
"Orabi Hassan, the first of his new neighbours that Hasballah got to know in Maskoubiya, was a short-statured young man with black hair, honey-coloured eyes and light-brown skin."
According to Mada Masr, the Supreme Military Appeals Court had "postponed a ruling on the case 11 times before issuing its final verdict on Tuesday."
"I do not write in the day what I write in the night / because I am like the owl, I have / a slow wing clap and eyes / open to the blight."
Winners are set to be announced January 10, 2020, at the Grand Theater of the Cairo Opera House.
As my husband gets ready for a TV interview about his latest short story collection, he receives a phone call from the host, asking: “What are we going to do about January 25?”
Despite the passing of Naguib Mahfouz in 2006, plenty happened in the ongoing life of his work.
"So—he must have witnessed the robbery."
Young Man: The most beautiful thing about fish is that they don’t need to take their clothes off. Young Woman: And they make love just like that, no need or privacy.
When I visited the library years after last seeing Edwar, years after he passed away, it was thanks to Mohamed Shoair – a friend, author, and literary journalist at the weekly Akhbar al-Adab. Shoair was entrusted by Edwar’s son, Dr Ihab al-Kharrat, to safeguard and organize the manuscripts, papers, and books left in the library.
"What is important in the novel is not succession, but crystallization."