Naguib Mahfouz Medal Winner Adel Esmat on How to Know the Truth of What You Write

"Finally, I thank those who selected my novel for this prize: you have awarded me a moment of joy, of which I was most in need."

Ezzat El Kamhawi’s ‘House of al-Deeb’ Wins 2012 Naguib Mahfouz Medal

Today, on the 101st anniversary of Naguib Mahfouz's birth, Egyptian author Ezzat El Kamhawi's novel بيت الديب (House of al-Deeb) won the 2012 medal given in the Mahfouz's name. El Kamhawi, who was born in Sharqiya and currently lives in Qatar, has published several short-story collections and four novels, including City of Delight (1997), A Room Overlooking the Nile (2004), … Continue reading Ezzat El Kamhawi’s ‘House of al-Deeb’ Wins 2012 Naguib Mahfouz Medal