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New book unveils secret memoirs from Naguib Mahfouz’s life

A new book about the prominent late Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz, Days with Naguib Mahfouz, was released on Thursday 22 February, telling untold stories of Mahfouz’s life. Written by critic-cum-author Fathy El-Ashry, the book is comprised of real life situations and conversations that Mahfouz had with his friend El-Ashry. It also recounts Mahfouz’s life after …

Daily News Egypt

How the world discovered Naguib Mahfouz

By Maurice Chammah Although now widely considered Egypt’s literary ambassador to the world, Naguib Mahfouz was relatively unknown outside of Egypt until 1988, the year he won the Nobel Prize. Speaking in Cairo this week, Sture Allén, a professor of computational linguistics and member of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner of the Nobel Prize …


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