By Ammar Abdulhamid
London: Saqi Books, 2001
The Living Stones of Cairo
By Jaroslav Dobrowolski
The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo, 2001
Be Thou There: The Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt
Edited and Introduced by Gawdat Gabra
William Lyster, Cornelis Hulsman, Stephen J. Davis
Photographs by Norbert Schiller
The American University of Cairo Press, 2001
Al-Jamr al-Ghafi (Dormant Embers)
By Emily Nasrallah
By Naguib Mahfouz
Translated by Roger Allen
Illustrated by Sief Wanli
AUC Press and Zeitouna Press, 1999; 186 pp, paperback.
I Saw Ramallah
By Mourid Barghouti
Translated from the Arabic by Ahdaf Soueif
Foreword by Edward Said
American University in Cairo Press, 2000, 184 pp
Scattered like Seeds
By Shaw Dallal
New York: Syracuse University Press, 1998.
“Scattered like Seeds” is an autobiographical novel by Shaw Dallal, a professor of Islamic Studies at Syracuse University. Dallal, like the novel’s protagonist, served as a legal counsel to the OAPEC in Kuwait; he is a Palestinian who experienced the 1948 diaspora as a young man.
Under the Naked Sky:
Short Stories From the Arab World
Selected and translated by Denys Johnson-Davies
Cairo: AUC, 2000, 243 pp.
Returning to Haifa and Other Stories
By Ghassan Kanafani
Translated by Barbara Harlow and Karen E. Riley
Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2000
Koolaids: The Art of War
By Rabih Alameddine
“Koolaids: The Art of War” is Rabih Alameddine’s brilliant and perhaps inflammatory debut novel. It depicts the lives of several gay characters who suffer the dual tragedies of the Lebanese Civil War and the AIDS virus.