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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

Omar.Sheliby

Boulevard Best steak sandwich in town so far, ice tea ain't bad either. Service is good when not so…

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Alaa ElEraqi

Al Dayaa: Authentic Lebanese Dining in Maadi Food taste is fine, quantity is fine Staff's peroofromace very poor They gave us wrong ingredient. They are…

MarcShap

Plein Air Plein Air has nice, if not luxurious (fake flowers), facilities with a very far-out location, and difficult for…

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Abdul Muhaimin.Saharudin

Tacobee Make sure you have change 'fakkah' before you buy anything from this franchaise.They never have any.

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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;…