"I thought these are crazy days. I have been in prison for a long time, and I have no idea what’s going on. Maybe they’re fabricating a case against Nagib Mahfouz or his ghost."
Includes the perfect hot-and-sweet late-summer story from Muhammad al-Hajj, in pitch-perfect translation by Yasmine Zohdi.
As Naji wrote on Facebook: We'll start again from scratch and reinvent the wheel in order to explain what's creative freedom and what's literature again.
Journalist and blogger Ahmed Naji has out a new book, Blogs From Post to Tweet. According to the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, which is making printed copies available for free, "This book is the first to monitor five years of Arabic blogging by documenting history of the world of Arabic blogs since they … Continue reading Egypt’s Blog-to-Book Phenomenon: Positive or Negative for Arabic Book World?