Al-Ahram Weekly Online   19 - 25 June 2008
Issue No. 902
Culture
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Unbroken story of human progress
A History of Egypt: From earliest times to the present, Jason Thompson, Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2008. pp383, 2 maps, 80 b/w photos
A family drama writ large
Evening is the Whole Day, Preeta Samarasan, London: Fourth Estate, 2008.
A painter's legacy
Samir Sobhi pays tribute to a long-forgotten Egyptian master painter whose work is now on show at the Museum of Modern Egyptian Art

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