Al-Ahram Weekly Online   23 February - 1 March 2006
Issue No. 783
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

Givers and Takers
Aid, Diplomacy and Facts on the Ground: the Case of Palestine, eds. Michael Keating, Anne Le More and Robert Lowe, London: Chatham House, 2005
Orientalism revisited
For Lust of Knowing: the Orientalists and their Enemies, Robert Irwin, London: Allen Lane: 2006. pp409
'Crusty, eloquent, fantastically courageous and angry...'
al-Muthaqaf wa al-solta (the intellectual and power), Edward Said, trans. Mohamed Enani, Cairo: Ro'ya for publication, 2006. pp199; Representations of the Intellectual, Edward Said, New York: Vintage, 1994. pp129
(Auto)Biography of an illiterate woman
Hikayati sharhun yatul (My Life: An Intricate Tale), Hanan al-Shaykh, Beirut: Dar al-Adab, 2005. pp380
An American-Palestinian Love Story
The Woman I Left Behind, Kim Jensen, Willimantic, Connecticut: Curbstone Press, 2006. pp201
Arabic publications from the Cairo International Book Fair
This year's Cairo International Book Fair took place at the International Fair Ground in Medinet Nasr from 17 January - 3 February, bringing together writers and publishers from across the Arab world. The Cairo Review of Books selected new and notable publications in Arabic from the wealth of titles on offer

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