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Imz Khattab: Cracking the Code of the Egyptian Relationshit

Imz Khattab: Cracking the Code of the Egyptian Relationshit

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…

Cormac McCarthy: The Road

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

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Karim Hedaya

Syriana: Easy Syrian Eats in Dokki Very rude staff. They were making fun of Egyptians ordering. It was good when it opened but now…

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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

Mohamed Fahmy

لو بيسترو بوب – Le Bistro Pub تجربتي سيئ جدا مع البار بتاع المكان. بعد ما قعدت وشربت من الكحوليات جاء موظف يقولي فيه مينيمم…

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Waseem El Tanahi

Mandarine Koueider One of the best places in Cairo to get dessert! A must try!

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wealooo

Fat Cow thee sandwiches : Honky Tonk & Swiss and The Smoke house Two people sick and 1 went to…

Waled Lotfy

كونسبتو كافيه – Concepto Cafe خدمة سيئة للغاية والطلبات بتتأخر جدا. والشيشة بعد ساعة وفى الاخر بتاع الشيشة يقول انا مأجر مش تبعهم

Alan Weisman: The World Without Us

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