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Chicago: A Novel

ʻAlāʼ Aswānī - Fiction - 2007 - 342 pages
Post-September 11 Chicago becomes the site of a cultural collision of Egyptian and American lives, including a Ph.D. candidate whose traditional upbringing is challenged by her ...
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the yacoubian building

Fiction - 2004 - 253 pages
The Yacoubian Building holds all that Egypt was and has become over the 75 years since its namesake was built. From the pious son of the building's doorkeeper and the raucous ...
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Friendly Fire: Stories

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2009 - 256 pages
Friendly Fire, the first collection of short stories from Alaa Al Aswany, acclaimed author of Chicago and The Yacoubian Building, deftly explores the lives of contemporary ...
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On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

Alaa Al Aswany - History - 2011 - 208 pages
“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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Friendly Fire

Alaa Al Aswany, Humphrey Davies - Egypt - 2009 - 219 pages
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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2015 - 496 pages
In British-occupied Egypt, on the eve of the 1952 revolution, respected landowner Abd el-Aziz Gaafar has fallen on hard times. Bankrupt, he moves his family to Cairo and takes ...
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Democracy is the Answer: Egypt's Years of Revolution

Alaa Al Aswany - Political Science - 2015 - 400 pages
As the Egyptian revolution unfolded throughout 2011 and the ensuing years, no one was better positioned to comment on it—and try to push it in productive directions—than best ...
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