Internationally best-selling Egyptian author and political commentator Alaa Al-Aswany was a guest on Yosri Fouda’s "Last Word" on Friday.
According to The Associated Press, best-selling Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany has lashed out at an unauthorized Hebrew translation of his most popular novel. He has called it, unsurprisingly, intellectual theft.
All right, perhaps more Egyptians are talking about our recent sandstorm or some football match or another. But those who like a good literary scuffle are talking about this. Literary critic Dr. Gaber Asfour has recently had some—well, criticism—of The Yacoubian Building and its author, Dr. Alaa Al-Aswany. The criticism has stirred up quite a … Continue reading People in Egypt Are Talking About: Alaa Al-Aswany vs. Gaber Asfour