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CIC Initiates Open Content/ Open Source Reading Group

CIC Initiates Open Content/ Open Source Reading Group

Imz Khattab: Cracking the Code of the Egyptian Relationshit

If you’ve ever read an issue of Cosmopolitan or any other women’s magazine, then you…

May Taher: When The Honeymoon is Over

With a slew of young, Egyptian female authors publishing their works of fiction in the…

Melancholia: Local Lit for the Modern Day

After months of waiting and 587 pages later, local writer Basil Fateen’s debut onto Cairo’s…

A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass: Egypt's Most Expensive Book Yet?

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One often wonders how exactly a book earns its value: is it due to its…

Rajaa Alsanea: Girls of Riyadh

First published in English in 2007, this novel tells the story of four female friends…

Stieg Larsson: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Since its release in 2005, the first book of the Millennium Trilogy has been a…

The God of Small Things: Roy's Booker Prize Novel

Arundhati Roy's Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things is a work of many…

Say You’re One of Them: A Portrait of Africa's Youth

For those Cairo-based individuals that engage in long working hours on a daily basis, finding…

Persepolis I and II: Iran Illustrated in Black and White

Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood is no ordinary memoir. Chronicling the author’s…

Amitav Ghosh: In an Antique Land

In a meandering tale between travelogue and history, Amitav Ghosh creates a vivid picture of…

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Khalda Ibrahim

Nails & More: Cutesy, Intimate Salon in Zamalek The place is excellent, the people are very nice and super friendly

Donna Walstra

Sequoia Really nice food. The view is really pretty and the atmosphere very relaxing also the service is very…

Manar.Ibrahim

Villa Belle Epoque Enchanting little spot in Maadi, that just took my breath away.

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Dody JO

تشيك شاك: فراخ مشوية هايلة من مطعم فاست فوود في الزمالك حابه اقولكم تجربتى فى مطعم CHICK >SHACK و بالعربى شيك شاك عنوانه فى الزمالك اولا كانت شوربة اليوم…

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Moe

La La Land La La Land was entertaining but it doesn't quite meet expectations after all the hype about their awards…

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Dalia Abbas

زاكس فرايد تشيكن – Zack’s Fried Chicken تجربتى مع zack's burger قررت اطلب سندويتشات من المحل ده .. كلمتهم الساعة ٨ طلبت الاوردر ..قال من…

Cormac McCarthy: The Road

Cormac McCarthy’s The Road is one of those rare books that is simultaneously inspiring, depressing…

Alan Weisman: The World Without Us

Imagine a world where people don’t exist. Alan Weisman, in his seminal work The World…