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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…

User reviews

Mustafa Rashed

كوباية الكنافة بالمانجو والنوتيلا من مونجيني.. حاجة حلوة في السريع طبعا كوباية الكنافة بالمانجو من مونجيني (ام المصريين) حاجة تحفة بجد ان شاء الله دايما في تقدم

Waseem El Tanahi

Samia Allouba Terrible gym. Super old machines that belong in a museum and lacking lots of machines and free weights…

Heba Moenis

Allora Gelateria Amazing ice cream shop in Road 9. Great location with wide variety and great quality of ice cream...

Manar.Ibrahim

The Nile Ritz-Carlton The hotel, the staff, the food, the view, all in all perfect place for any occasion.

elmoghazi

باب الشرق – Bab El-Sharq ممتاز و رائع

Waseem.El Tanahi

Left Bank Left Bank in Zamalek has all the hallmarks of cosmopolitan Cairo. From budding entrepreneurs conducting business over a…

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…