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M. LYNX-QUALEY: Diving in the Red Sea is not the only pleasure from this region that is proving appealing to Italians. There is a growing interest in its literature.
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: At the unveiling of Egypt’s most prestigious cultural awards there was a pervasive feeling of fear at what’s to come
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Al Aswany , Alaa al-Aswany , Army , Chicago , Coca cola , Democracy , Egypt , Islamist , Literature , Member of Parliament , Minister of the Interior , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Nile , Novelist , political commentator , Port Said , Prime Minister , Salafi , State media , Tahrir Square , The New Yorker , The Yacoubian Building
M. LYNX-QUALEY: He is arguably Egypt’s leading public intellectual and every week he holds public salons whose numbers have swelled hugely over the past year.
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Al-Hayat , Beirut , Cairo , Facebook , Hanan al-Shaykh , Ibrahim Aslan , Journalist , Kindle , Lebanon , Literature , London , Middle East , Morocco , Muslim Brotherhood , Peter Theroux , Raja Alem , Riyadh , School of Oriental and African Studies , Social Media , The Maghreb , The Yacoubian Building , Twitter
M. LYNX-QUALEY: In a wide-ranging discussion at the Shubbak festival Hassan Daoud, the Lebanese novelist and journalist, had much to say…