A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Friday, October 21, 2011

How the World Discovered Naguib Mahfouz

Well, not the Arab world or old Egypt hands, but Mahfouz gained his greatest fame after his 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature: "How the World Discovered Naguib Mahfouz." His 100th birthday is in December, so expect more on the subject here.

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