Celebrating Neil Hewison: An Excerpt from His Translation of ‘City of Love and Ashes’

“By God, we’ll turn them out of Egypt dancing and singing all the way . . .”


5 Books: Neil Hewison’s Most Memorable Books from 31 Years at AUC Press

“I have not kept count of the books, both fiction and non-fiction, that I have edited since I joined the AUC Press in 1986, but each one has been different, each one has had its challenges and its rewards, and from each one I have learned many things.”

Basma Abdel Aziz on Writing ‘The Queue’

“In both my fiction and my academic writing, I have long been interested in the mutually constitutive roles of ruler and ruled. I am intent on exploring how this manipulates people’s fates, and am determined to resist the ways it reshapes their understanding of the world.”