Added on 21/04/2011
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: The Arab Writers Union has listed the Top 100 Arabic novels. Puzzling, annoying, lists such as this are nevertheless fun.
Added on 08/04/2011
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: Much has been written about the ‘banners of the revolution’. However, it is difficult to agree a translation that matches their spirit.
Added on 12/12/2010
Al Masry Al Youm , American University , American University in Cairo , Anthony Calderbank , Egypt , Gaber Asfour , Literature , Minnesota , Samia Mehrez , Sayed Mahmoud , Youssef Ziedan
M. LYNX-QUALEY – Miral El-Tahawy’s wonderful novel “Brooklyn Heights” has been showered with praise. Is it, however, to be the subject of anti-Egyptian bias?