Baheyya: Remembrance of Readings Past

Another Baheyya classic, in which she remembers the children's books she grew up with -- Remembrance of Readings Past. There are some great scans of the cover of these books there, and the usual fine writing. Makes you nostalgic...


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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.