Today in Al Masry Al Youm, I have a piece about “‘Revolutions everywhere’: Egypt’s novelists shift the red lines” discussing the past, present, and future of censorship and self-censorship in Egyptian literature.Continue Reading

The most disappointingly silent Egyptian blog—perhaps not for Abderrahmane Mustafa, author of “The Loss of Popularity of Egyptian Blogging,” but certainly for me—is Baheyya’s. Baheyya, who has a lovely writing style and an incisive literary analysis, has posted only four times since the middle of last August. Mustafa’s main concern,Continue Reading