Remembering Novelist Idris Ali, Critic of Ghaddafi

It is unfortunate that Egyptian novelist Idris Ali, who died last November, could not have lived to see uprisings in Egypt and Libya.

Nubian Author Idris Ali Dies at 70

Idris Ali, author of a number of books including the banned novella The Leader Is Getting His Hair Cut, died this past week at 70. Ali reportedly died of a massive heart attack.