Topic: Egyptian Literature

Mansoura Ez-Eldin (photo: Arian Fariborz)

Interview with the Egyptian author Mansoura Ez-Eldin

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"The current situation is untenable"

Empty aisles and stands at the Cairo International Book Fair 2014 (photo: Amira El Ahl)

Cairo International Book Fair 2014

Reader, where art thou?

German Bookshop Lehnert & Landrock

The Dangerous Job of Selling Books in Cairo

Alaaal-Aswani (photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Egyptian Novelist Alaa al-Aswani

''Mubarak's Regime Remains Intact''

A reading in Cairo, Egypt (photo: Nael El Toukhy/DW)

Egyptian Literature

New Departures, New Visions

Khaled Alkhamissi (photo: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Egyptian Writer Khaled Alkhamissi

''We Are Living in a Vibrant Social Era in Egypt''

Visitors of the Cairo book fair (photo: Amira El Ahl)

44th Cairo Book Fair

A Breath of Fresh Air for Publishers

Alaa al-Aswany walks with anti-Mursi protesters as they chant anti-government slogans in Tahrir Square in Cairo November 27, 2012 (photo: Reuters)

The Writer Alaa al-Aswani

A Desperate Citizen of Egypt

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters)

Saudi Prize for Translations

Big Words, Big Prize-Money

Salwa Bakr (photo: Claudia Mende)

Profile of the Egyptian Writer Salwa Bakr

The Voice of the Marginalized

Youssef Ziedan (photo: Doris Poblekowski)

Youssef Ziedan's Novel ''Azazeel''

In Case of Doubt, Choose Doubt

Mansoura ez-Eldin (photo: © Mansoura ez-Eldin)

Mansoura ez-Eldin's ''Beyond Paradise''

Dark Family Secrets on the Nile

Protest on Tahrir Square (photo: AP, dapd)

Alaa al-Aswani's "On the State of Egypt"

''Democracy Is the Solution''

Alaa Al Aswany (photo: dpa)

Interview with Alaa Al Aswany

''We're Still at the Beginning''

Detail from the "Microphone" film poster (source: ahmadabdalla.net)

Egyptian Cinema

Enormous Creative Energy

Protesters rest under the shadow of an army tank on Tahrir square (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

The Role of Film-Makers in the New Egypt

Revolution on Screen