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The Yacoubian Building

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2009 - 272 pages
This controversial bestselling novel in the Arab world reveals the political corruption, sexual repression, religious extremism, and modern hopes of Egypt today. All manner of ...
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Friendly Fire

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2009 - 256 pages
Alaa Al Aswany has won resounding critical acclaim for his deft and moving portrayals of the lives of contemporary Egyptians who constantly examine their relationship with ...
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On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

Alaa Al Aswany - History - 2011
“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK ...
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The Sirens of Baghdad

Yasmina Khadra - Fiction - 2008 - 320 pages
The third novel in Yasmina Khadra's bestselling trilogy about Islamic fundamentalism has the most compelling backdrop of any of his novels: Iraq in the wake of the American ...
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