This year's book fair provides for a variety of not exclusively literary pursuits, finds Youssef Rakha
Anyone for coffee?
The 35th Cairo International Book Fair opened to an anxious reception, writes Amina Elbendary
Amal Choucri Catta is airborne
During the Cairo International Book Fair it sometimes might appear that the attention of the entire city is fixated on books. The event receives massive press and television coverage and has become a fixture of the cultural scene, not just nationally, but throughout the region...
Mursi Saad El-Din
Where the grass is green
A jar of pickled lemons spotted recently on the shelves of a local grocery store announced on its label that the contents were "delicious with food"...
The Chinese Cultural Centre commenced its activities last Thursday. Inaugurated at the end of October, 2002, the Centre invited the Hebei Folk Troupe to mark the official launch of its programme which will include seminars, exhibitions, screenings and Chinese language courses as well as performances...