Ibrahim Nasrallah wins 11th Int’l Prize for Arabic Fiction

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 03:41 GMT

Palestinian-Jordanian writer Ibrahim Nasrallah won the 11th International Prize for Arabic Fiction on Tuesday for his novel “The Second War of the Dog”.

Novelist Ahmed Naji fined LE 20K over sexually loaded chapter

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 04:46 GMT

Novelist Ahmed Naji was fined LE 20,000 for publishing “indecent text that violates public modesty” due to a chapter from his novel “Using Life”.

‘The White Tiger’ novel to become Netflix film

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 09:11 GMT

An adaptation of Indian author Aravind Adiga's crime novel "The White Tiger" is coming to Netflix.

“No One Cares about City Cats”, collection of stories preaching love

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 11:49 GMT

NVIC hosted two Egyptian authors, Ahmed Naji and Muhammad El-Hajj who discussed a collection of six love stories called "No One Cares about Cats"

Al-Arabi to host discussion, book signing for Claudia Piñeiro

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 12:26 GMT

Al-Arabi Publishing and Distributing will host a discussion and book signing for the works of Argentine author Claudia Piñeiro.

Prominent author Khaoula Hamdi reissues ‘Aain El-Mafar?’

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Prominent Tunisian author Khaoula Hamdi will reissue a novel called “Aain El-Mafar?” during the upcoming edition of Cairo International Book Fair.

Netflix to adapt popular sci-fi novel ‘Old Man’s War’ into film

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:58 GMT

Netflix will adapt 2006 Hugo Award nominated novel “Old Man’s War” by John Scalzi for the big screen.

Sohag governorate hosts first festival for short novels

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:03 GMT

The festival will also include a discussion about the future of short stories in literature.

Novel on legacy of Algerian war wins France's richest prize

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 09:21 GMT

A powerful account of what happened to an Algerian "harki" family who sided with the French during the country's war of independence won France's most lucrative.

Remembering Russian novel master Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 03:41 GMT

Honoring the memory of Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821 – 1881).

Emirati author Nasser Gubran passes away at 65

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 01:33 GMT

Emirati literary author Nasser Gubran died at the age of 65 on Saturday, leaving behind renowned collections of Arabic novels and poems.

Maged al-Kidwany to start shooting ‘Turab el Mass’

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 11:32 GMT

Maged al-Kidwany is preparing to start shooting his scenes in “Turab al-Mass” movie.

Gamal al-Ghitani's death anniversary

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 03:03 GMT

October 18 marks the death anniversary of the prominent Egyptian author Gamal al-Ghitani.

Talal Faisal at Townhouse Salon

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 02:11 GMT

Continuing its “Townhouse Salon” sessions on Townhouse Gallery will host the Egyptian novelist Talal Faisal on Saturday.

Today in History: Stephen King released 2 books at once

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 11:05 GMT

On this day in 1996, the bestselling author Stephen King released two novels together.

Bill Clinton's upcoming suspense novel to become Showtime series

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 06:34 GMT

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's debut novel is already getting the TV treatment as Showtime

Novel by literary legend Taha Hussein comes to light

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 01:25 GMT

The Egyptian National Library and Archives recently released the official book “Khotbet El Sheikh,” reviving works of the late literary legend

George Smiley to return in le Carré’s ‘A Legacy of Spies’

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 04:05 GMT

John le Carré’s iconic cold war spymaster will return after 25 years’ absence in le Carré’s new novel ‘A Legacy of Spies’ that will be published on September 7.

Ahmed Mourad to sign ‘The Land of God’ novel In Ismailia

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 02:19 GMT

The famous Egyptian bestseller novelist and scriptwriter Ahmed Mourad will perform a book signing ceremony on his latest novel ‘Ard El Elah’.

The Forty Rules of Love play achieves over one million in revenues

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 - 08:52 GMT

3 months from its performance on the National theatre, Egyptian play 'The Forty Rules of Love' brings in more than 1,000000 L.E ($ 55974).