One Book Fair Closes, Another One Opens: Tahrir Book Fair Set for End of March

“Temporary” Minister of Culture Zahi Hawass (yes, Zahi Hawass) has said that the 43rd Cairo International Book Fair may yet run in May, following fairs in Riyadh, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai. Meanwhile, AUC Press announced that they were organizing an alternative “Tahrir Book Fair” at the downtown campus.

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Egypt’s Most Expensive Book

I’m currently reading Orhan Pamuk’s gorgeous Museum of Innocence (in English). I’ve taken it out from the library, thank goodness, so I was a little stunned when I flipped the […]

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