Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
16 - 22 December 1999
Issue No. 460
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

NECESSARY NARRATIONS: Dawoud Abdel-SayedLast Sunday, hours after this year's Nobel Literature Laureate Gunter Grass spoke at the Swedish Academy, Naguib Mahfouz, the 1988 laureate, celebrated his 88th birthday with friends in Cairo.
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Blood and sand
Silk, satin, Saint Saens and David Blake
No time for regrets
Aparna SenGamal Nkrumah talks to Aparna Sen -- director, actress and writer -- a member of the Cairo 23rd international film festival's jury, and the maker of two films screened

W/Z in Cairo
Youssef Rakha barely notices the difference
Paul Bowles Sheltered by night
Denys Johnson-Davies remebers American novelist Paul Bowles who lived and died in Tangier
Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

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