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‘Brex-lit’: Social tensions inspire British novelists
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‘Brex-lit’: Social tensions inspire British novelists

  With Britain’s decision to leave the EU exposing fault lines across society, fiction writers are responding with an increasing…
Egypt court rejects appeal for writer jailed for ‘obscenity’
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Egypt court rejects appeal for writer jailed for ‘obscenity’

An Egyptian court has rejected an appeal by an Egyptian author against a two-year prison sentence he was given on…
Prominent fiction writer Mahmoud Salem dies at 84
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Prominent fiction writer Mahmoud Salem dies at 84

Prominent mystery fiction writer Mahmoud Salem died Sunday at the age of 84, after a life full of adventure, both…
Shortlist for prestigious Caine Prize showcases diverse African literature
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Shortlist for prestigious Caine Prize showcases diverse African literature

Egypt was one of just 14 countries represented by submissions to this year's Caine Prize for African Writing, sometimes referred…
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