27 Feb 2015
The General Authority for Cultural Palaces has published a book titled “Revolutions of the Hungry”, a sociological reading of revolutions in Egypt's history written by Salah Hashem.
In the book, the author tries to...
26 Feb 2015
The Japanese translation of Naguib Mahfouz’s famous trilogy has been shortlisted for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the translation category, the Sheikh Zayed Foundation said in a statement to Reuters.
Naguib Mahfouz was awarded...
25 Feb 2015
The Coptic Anglican Communion published a book titled “The Copts and the Revolution” for Rev. Andrea Zaki, the head of the communion in Heliopolis.
The book cites the role of the Copts in the 25 January 2011 and 30 June...
08 Feb 2015
Rapper Zap Tharwat's book, "Habibaty" (Arabic for My Beloved), drew wide criticism on social media platforms and with intellectual groups following the musician's book signing event at the Cairo International...
05 Feb 2015
Religions are not changeable matters but human interpretations of them are, said a prominent Arab poet in a seminar at the Cairo International Book Fair.
“I do not think there is a possibility to renew religion, for any...
05 Feb 2015
The erotic bestselling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates.
Now manufacturers and retailers are hoping that its Valentine's Day movie...
03 Feb 2015
Queen Elizabeth fears that Britain will be shocked by the different style of monarchy Prince Charles is planning, according to a new biography of her heir apparent.
'Charles: The Heart of a King' claims that the 66-year-old prince...
03 Feb 2015
Author Salwa al-Lubany was at the 46th Cairo International Book Fair on Sunday evening signing the second edition of her book, “You think, therefore you are an infidel”.
The book discusses the problems faced by...
02 Feb 2015
As Egypt’s annual Cairo International Book Fair enters its sixth day, attracting thousands of reading-hungry clients, Al-Masry Al-Youm’s culture and history sections editor, Maher Hassan, gives a piece of beneficial ...
01 Feb 2015
Controversy erupted at Cairo International Book Fair as some of the goers rejected selling of books by Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi at Dar al-Shorouq pavillion, resulting in its withdrawal.
Ahmed Megahed, head of the...