Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 February 2010
Issue No. 984
Culture
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Voyage of the absurd
France is celebrating the centenary of the birth of playwright Eugène Ionesco, an intriguing influence on modern Arabic literature, writes David Tresilian in Paris
Fluffing peacock feathers
Cotton, Climate and Camels In early Islamic Iran: A Moment in World History, by Richard Bullet, New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. PP22
The Butterfly Dream
Fawwaz Haddad, The Unfaithful Translator, Beirut: Riyad El-Rayyes, 2008, 488 pages
Plain Talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

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