âœ¯ PUBLISH AND BE DAMNED - On religion and censorship for Egypt's independent publishing houses.
âœ¯ Pigs raid Sharqawiâ€™s publishing house; confiscate books Ø®Ù†Ø§Ø²ÙŠØ± Ø§Ù„Ø¯Ø§Ø®Ù„ÙŠØ© ØªØ¯Ø§Ù‡Ù… Ø¯Ø§Ø± Ù…Ù„Ø§Ù…Ø Ù„Ù„Ù†Ø´Ø± ÙˆØªØµØ§Ø¯Ø± ÙƒØªØ¨ at 3arabawy - Hossam reports that blogger M. Sharqawi's publishing house, which puts out among other the graphic novel Metro, was raided.
âœ¯ Authors and critics on arabic literature | Review | guardian.co.uk Books - Ahmed Alaidy, Roger Allen, Amani Amin, Alaa al-Aswaany, Mourid Barghouti, Sulayman al-Bassam, Feisal al-Darraj, Sabry Hafez, Hala Halim, Denys Johnson-Davies, Hisham Matar, Amjad Nasser, Hanan al-Shaykah, Adania Shibli, Bahaa Taher, Hind Wassef, and Nabil Yassin on the state of Arab literature.
âœ¯ British Council - New Arabic Books - Program to translate Arabic books
âœ¯ Books | Cairo's greatest literary secret - Profile of Bahaa Taher
âœ¯ Is the Arab world ready for a literary revolution? - Features, Books - The Independent - Essay piece from the Hay Alhambra lit festival
âœ¯ Arab book world challenges | theBookseller.com - Amr Moussa promises "decade of education" to encourage literature.
âœ¯ Arcadia and Haus launch Arab imprint | theBookseller.com - London publishers launch project to publish Arabic lit in translation.