CairoBookStop

Due arabiste americane, Nancy Linthicum e Michele Henjum, hanno deciso di mappare e descrivere con l’aiuto dei lettori la complessa rete delle librerie e delle case editrici del Cairo, descritte in doppia lingua e segnalate sulla mappa con colori diversi (in rosso quelle “governative”). Il progetto si chiama CairoBookStop, copre tutti i quartieri della megalopoli… Continue reading

father & son

Alaa’s father, the great lawyer and defender of human rights Ahmad Seif, has died in the afternoon of August 27. Alaa and Sana, both imprisoned, were allowed to be quickly present at his burial yesterday, escorted by prison guards. In a brief speech, Alaa has said “my father has died a martyr, and you all… Continue reading