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Issue No. 779
Books Supplement
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Cairo Review of Books is a monthly supplement issued by Al-Ahram Weekly and edited by Mona Anis and David Tresilian. Review copies should be addressed to: Mona Anis, Al-Ahram Weekly, Al-Ahram Newspaper Building, Galaa St., Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt. Contributionsand letters on subjects raised in the supplement and queries regarding special subscription rates and back issues should be sent to or faxed to +202 578 6089

One man's hajj
A Season in Mecca, Abdellah Hammoudi, trans. Pascale Ghazaleh, New York: Hill & Wang, 2005. pp293
The record of a life
Oeuvres complètes (Complete Works), 2 volumes, Albert Cossery, Paris: Editions Jo‘lle Losfeld/ Gallimard, 2005. pp608 & 624
Memories of Chernobyl
Memories of Meltdown, Mohamed Makhzangi, trans. Samah Selim, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2005. pp102
A new opinion of Ibn Abdel-Wahhab
Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad, Natana DeLong-Bas, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2005. pp370
Monastic memories of Al-Fayoum
Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis, Gawdat Gabra, ed., Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2005. pp322
At a glance
Arabic publications from the Cairo International Book Fair

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