Men Who Swallowed the Sun

Men Who Swallowed the Sun

Abu Golayyel, Hamdi

Abu Golayyel's gritty tale of two men's ill-conceived quest for a better life via the deserts of the Middle East and the cities of Europe is pure...

May 3, 2022
Out of Egypt: A Memoir

Out of Egypt: A Memoir

Aciman, André
Set in luxuriant cosmopolitan Alexandria, this richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family from its bold arrival in Egypt at the turn of the century to its defeated...
January 23, 2007
Picador USA
340 Pages
Cleopatra: The Queen Who Challenged Rome and Conquered Eternity

"The political machinations, betrayal, and battles may appeal to those fans of George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series interested in a real-world game of thrones." -- ...

March 15, 2022
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Deluxe Slip-Case Edition

Deliver me from the Watchers who bear slaughtering knives, and who have cruel fingers.

The Egyptian Book of the Dead is an ancient collection of spells,...

October 15, 2019
Sirius Entertainment
Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt
Robert Armour's classic text, long cherished by a generation of readers, is now complemented with more than 50 new photographs and line drawings that show the gods and goddesses in their...
May 1, 2016
American University in Cairo Press
The Yacoubian Building

The Yacoubian Building

Aswany, Alaa Al

August Book Sense Pick

A fading aristocrat and self-proclaimed 'scientist of women.' A purring, voluptuous siren. A young shop-girl enduring the clammy touch of her boss...

August 1, 2006
Harper Perennial
272 Pages
The Automobile Club of Egypt

The Automobile Club of Egypt

Aswany, Alaa Al ; Harris, Russ
In British-occupied Egypt, on the eve of the 1952 revolution, respected landowner Abd el-Aziz Gaafar has fallen on hard times. Bankrupt, he moves his family to Cairo and takes a menial job at the...
July 12, 2016
496 Pages
The Queue

The Queue

Aziz, Basma Abdel
The Queue ... has drawn comparisons to Western classics like George Orwell's 1984 and The Trial by Franz Kafka. It represents a new wave of dystopian and surrealist fiction...
May 24, 2016
Melville House Publishing
Inside Egypt (Updated)

Inside Egypt (Updated)

Bradley, John R

The government of Egypt banned Inside Egypt in 2008--the first time a book on Egyptian politics had been banned in the country in decades--and quickly rescinded it after the media firestorm that...

January 3, 2012
St. Martin's Griffin
272 Pages
Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

Christie, Agatha

"A top-notch literary brainteaser." -New York Times

Soon to be a major motion picture sequel...

February 1, 2011
William Morrow & Company

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