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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction by Ralph Cormack (Editor)
    The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction - by Ralph Cormack (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974254 | ISBN 10: 1910974250

    Featuring Hassan Abdel Mawgoud, Eman Abdelrahim, Nael Eltoukhy, Areej Gamal, Hatem Hafez, Hend Jaʿfar, Nahla Karam, Mohamed Kheir, Ahmed Naji & Mohamed Salah al-Azab.   A police officer tortures one last suspect in the most important assignment ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City Always Wins by Omar Robert Hamilton
    The City Always Wins - by Omar Robert Hamilton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571332663 | ISBN 10: 0571332668

    *** Winner of the the Betty Trask Prize 2018 ***   Egypt, 2011: this is a revolution. On the streets of Cairo, a violent uprising is transforming the course of history. Mariam and Khalil, two young activists, are swept up in the fervour. Their ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Angel of History by Rabih Alameddine
    The Angel of History - by Rabih Alameddine

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472152381 | ISBN 10: 1472152387

    Following the critical and commercial success of An Unnecessary Woman, Alameddine delivers a spectacular portrait of a man and an era of profound political and social upheaval.   Set over the course of one night in the waiting room of a psych ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany
    The Automobile Club of Egypt - by Alaa Al Aswany

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857862211 | ISBN 10: 0857862219

    Inside the walls of the Automobile Club of Egypt two very different worlds collide - Cairo's European elite and the Egyptian staff who wait on them.   The servants, a squabbling, humorous and deeply human group, live in a perpetual state of fe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson
    The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets - by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167928 | ISBN 10: 9774167929

    The misadventures of a modern time traveler through Egypt’s recent and medieval past.   Ibn Shalaby, like many Egyptians, is looking for a job. Yet, unlike most of his fellow citizens, he is prone to sudden dislocations in time. Armed with h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ghost Runner by Parker Bilal
    The Ghost Runner - by Parker Bilal

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408841136 | ISBN 10: 1408841134

    It is 2002 and as tanks roll into the West Bank and the reverberations of 9/11 echo across the globe, tensions are running high on Cairo's streets. Private Investigator Makana, in exile from his native Sudan and increasingly haunted by memories of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen
    Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel - by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166426 | ISBN 10: 9774166426

    The prescient Egyptian novel that described the January 2011 Revolution before it happened.   A chance encounter on a plane throws together Doha, a fashion designer unhappily married to a leading figure in the Mubarak regime, and Ashraf, an a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brooklyn Heights by Miral al-Tahawy
    Brooklyn Heights - by Miral al-Tahawy

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571280056 | ISBN 10: 0571280056

    A novel of displacement and discovery from one of Egypt's most exciting new voices.   Hend, an Arabic teacher and would-be writer in her late thirties, emigrates to the United States from Cairo with her eight-year-old son after the painful bre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golden Scales: A Makana Mystery by Parker Bilal
    The Golden Scales: A Makana Mystery - by Parker Bilal

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408830369 | ISBN 10: 1408830361

    Former police inspector Makana, in exile from his native Sudan, lives on a rickety Nile houseboat in Cairo, scratching out a living as a private investigator. When he receives a call from the notorious and powerful Saad Hanafi, he is thrust into a da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Azazeel by Youssef Ziedan
    Azazeel - by Youssef Ziedan

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848874299 | ISBN 10: 1848874294

    Set in the 5th century AD, Azazeel is the exquisitely crafted tale of a Coptic monk's journey from Upper Egypt to Alexandria and then Syria during a time of massive upheaval in the early Church. The monk, Hypa, embarks on a journey both physical and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spectres by Radwa Ashour
    Spectres - by Radwa Ashour

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906697259 | ISBN 10: 1906697256

    Spectres tells the story of Radwa and Shagar, two women born on the same day. The narrative alternates between their childhoods, their days at work, their married and unmarried lives, and the two books they are writing, both called Spectres.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Winter Vault by Anne Michaels
    The Winter Vault - by Anne Michaels

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408801086 | ISBN 10: 1408801086

    The long-awaited novel from the Orange Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author of Fugitive Pieces.   Egypt, 1964. The great temple at Abu Simbel must be dismantled and resurrected high above the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. This ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chicago by Alaa Al Aswany
    Chicago - by Alaa Al Aswany

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007286249 | ISBN 10: 0007286244

    Sex, money and politics are the driving forces of society in this new novel from bestselling author Alaa al Aswany.  A medley of Egyptian and American lives collides on the campus of the University of Illinois Medical Center in a post-9/11 Ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Their Father
    In Their Father's Country - by Anne-Marie Drosso

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846590597 | ISBN 10: 1846590590

    Claire and Gabrielle Sahli are sisters growing up in 1920s Cairo. Of Levantine descent, they occupy a precarious position in Egypt's increasingly nationalist world. With the early death of their father, the sisters find themselves dependent on others ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Circling Song by Nawal El Saadawi
    The Circling Song - by Nawal El Saadawi

    £18.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848132269 | ISBN 10: 1848132263

    Hamida and Hamido are twins, grown from a single embryo inside one womb. Violently parted, they search the city in the darkening circles of a dream, only to find, lose and again find each other, each time as if it were the first. Their journey - terr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two Women in One by Nawal El-Saadawi
    Two Women in One - by Nawal El-Saadawi

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863565625 | ISBN 10: 086356562x

    Bahiah Shaheen, an 18-year old medical student and daughter of a prominent Egyptian public official, finds the male students in her class coarse and alien. Her father, too, seems to belong to a race apart. Frustrated by her hard-working, well-behav ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif
    The Map of Love - by Ahdaf Soueif

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780747545637 | ISBN 10: 0747545634

    In 1900 Lady Anna Winterbourne travels to Egypt where she falls in love with Sharif, an Egyptian Nationalist utterly committed to his country's cause.  A hundred years later, Isabel Parkman, and American divorcee and a descendant of Anna and Sha ... more

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