Of Iran, Iraq and ire
The best-selling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran has published a second instalment of her memoirs, writes David Tresilian, while a new book casts light on the failure of the US administration to protect Iraq's cultural heritage
The making of Marwa
Walk into the Safarkhan Gallery, in Zamalek, and you are immediately confronted with attractive nudes -- draped not fabric but in Arabic script. You cannot see their private parts, writes Gamal Nkrumah...