"In the story, one of Mahfouz's early works, a woman marries a man who's sex-obsessed."
"In any case, the project stars Mona Zaki."
Six different Ramadans from genres, countries, and periods: 1) "Ramadan," a poem by Khaled Mattawa on Web Del Sol. Of Ramadan's spent in Libya when The spirits/ of Johnny Walker and gin/ hide in the trunks of white Peugeots./ In the nightclubs of my city, waiters/ serve only non-alcoholic beer/ and belly dancers cover themselves." Also: This month the moon becomes a … Continue reading 6 Reads, 6 Different Views on Ramadan
The blog "Under the Neem Tree" is running its third Ramadan-reading challenge.
STORIES "Childhood Memories of Ramadan," Hamdy al-Gazzar. The shift in Ramadan lanterns from the hand-crafted beauties of the past to the imported, battery-operated types (that play high-pitched music and have flashing electric lights) is a popular topic for Ramadan stories. Trans. Nour Abdelghani. Photo above by Zeinab Mohamed. I don't know why the caption feature won't … Continue reading Poems, Stories, and Memories for Ramadan
From early boyhood I never studied during the holy month of Ramadan, although this was the month during which I read more than at any other time. My reading, however, had nothing to do with my studies, and reading was my great joy during this month, greater than at any other time of the year. … Continue reading Ramadan Kareem from Naguib Mahfouz