Nonfiction

Ibrahim Aslan’s ‘The Rare Meeting with Al-Aqqad’

“That is how this man, along with Taha Hussein—both of whom were legendary figures who dominated our intellectual and spiritual life—transformed into a mighty monster, one whose only virtue was to degrade me.”

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News

‘The World Lost a Major Writer’

The Egypt Independent has just posted my farewell to Ibrahim Aslan: “Goodbye Ibrahim Aslan.” It begins: “The most beautiful of the Nile’s birds leaves the lake this evening,” Palestinian poet […]

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Rest In Peace, Ibrahim Aslan

The great Ibrahim Aslan (1935-2012) died yesterday after entering the hospital with heart trouble. He was 77. His funeral will be held today at the Mosque of Bilal bin Rabah […]

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