The Definitive Guide to Living in the Capital , Cairo , Egypt

Books

Lindsey Kelk: I Heart Paris

Lindsey Kelk: I Heart Paris

Robert Temple: Egyptian Dawn

Controversies aside, there’s no doubt that the mysteries of the Egyptian civilisation are becoming more…

Lauren Weisberger: Last Night at Château Marmont

The international success of The Devil Wears Prada has earned Lauren Weisberger recognition in the…

Anne Fortier: Juliet

If you tend to believe that any book about an old fairytale is corny, worn…

Anne-Marie Drosso: In Their Father's Country

Following the 2007 release of Cairo Stories, a collection of short stories on Egypt, author…

Magda Mehdawy: The Pharaoh's Kitchen

Written by Magda Mehdawy and Amr Hussein, The Pharaoh’s Kitchen (AUC Press) is an archaeologist’s…

Yahia Lababidi: Trial by Ink

These days, the average reader has limited access to profiles of iconic philosophers that inspired…

Samia Mehrez: The Literary Atlas of Cairo

The essence of Cairo, in all its glory and grime, is very difficult to capture.…

Bahaa Abdelmegid: Saint Theresa and Sleeping with Strangers

First off, to eliminate any possible confusion, Saint Theresa and Sleeping with Strangers are the…

Mohamed El Bisatie: Drumbeat

It’s not that often that one can find a novel with an innovative idea, let…

Inji Amr: To Each Her Own

We are all free to make our own lifestyle choices, experiences and friends, but would…

User reviews

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manar.eltayeb

Caracas The most delicious Lebanese Fattah in town

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Sherif Serag ElDin

Favilla Lounge the best

Injy Ahmed

Starbucks Starbucks cafes a known place all over the world, I have found some plastic knifes instead of tea…

Waseem El Tanahi

Gourmet Egypt Gourmet is a new cornerstone of shopping for fresh and rare ingredients in Cairo. The only draw back…

Mahamad El Tanahy

Sequoia If you want a place by the river to enjoy some diverse shisha flavors, a good vibe or…

Esraa Emam

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Rock & Roll Jihad: Drawn Out, Detailed Memoir

Released in 2010, this well-purposed memoir delves into the life of Salman Ahmad, a self-proclaimed…

Alaa Al Aswany: Chicago

Though this bestselling novel has been out for several years now in Egypt, it is…

Nevine Abbas Halim: Diaries of An Egyptian Princess

Many of us in Egypt are naturally captivated by the lives of the rich and…

Elizabeth Gilbert: Committed

In her last best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert went on a self-discovery trip…

CIC Initiates Open Content/ Open Source Reading Group

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In a world where there is so much creative exchange regarding music, images and ideas;…