Just saw this Washington Post interview with the Egyptian spinster who has made a success out of her (lack of) marital status. I kept looking for the book عازة اتجوز ("I Wanna Get Married") in bookstores in Cairo last summer, after friends mentioned it to me. It was always sold out. Hopefully I'll find it at Christmas. In the meantime, I'm checking out the blog. The book sounds fun and certainly topical. It seems to be part of an interesting proliferation of quite provocative how-to books in Aameya.
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