Who Should Be Kicked Out of the Canon?
New York Times
Naguib Mahfouz? You're on the list. Welcome to the canon. Francine Prose is the author of 20 works of fiction and nonfiction, among them the novel “Blue Angel,” a National Book Award nominee, and the guide “Reading Like a Writer,” a New York Times best ...
US State Dept. Bars Christians from Testifying about Persecution
He said during a televised program that, although the pioneer of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Egypt was a Coptic Christian (Dr. Naguib Mahfouz), his grandson is banned from entering these professions because he is a Christian. Montaser confirmed that ...
Over 100 writers to attend Dubai literature festival
The 2016 Festival will also feature Ziedan, the Egyptian scholar and author of the IPAF-winning novel Azazeel, and Hoda Barakat, Lebanese novelist and winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature. Science-fiction and fantasy children's author ...
Many Reasons Why UK Schools Should Teach Arabic
... contributions to the development of science and culture, from the earliest odes of the pre-Islamic poets through to the cutting-edge research of the philosophers and mathematicians of Islam's golden age, to the novels of Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz.