Portraits of Americans in Arabic Literature
There are also many novels that center on an Arab protagonist who has moved to the US, such as Sonallah Ibrahim's Amrikanli (a professor in San Francisco), Ezzedine Choukri Fishere's Embrace at Brooklyn Bridge, and Miral al-Tahawy's Naguib Mahfouz ...
Egyptians joyful with robust Ramadan evenings
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
... artistic contests and a professional oriental band that offers unique and original Egyptian music," Harafeesh Cafe owner Fakhry Youssef told Xinhua at one of the corners of the cafe named after the late author and Nobel Prize laureate, Naguib Mahfouz.
Why we need a summer read
Christian Science Monitor (blog)
In a literary sense, the American South is like the Russia of Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, the Colombia of Gabriel García Márquez, the Egypt of Naguib Mahfouz, and the India of dozens of astounding writers, ranging from Salman Rushdie to R.K. Narayan – a ...
In the grounds of a Cairo priory, a vast repository of Islam
In antiquity, Greek treatises were laboriously copied and recopied, translated into Syriac, a western dialect of Aramaic, and from Syriac into Arabic, in which form they spread through the Muslim societies of the Middle East and were eventually ...