• Fiction
      January 2016

      One Ticket to Cairo

      by Achraf El Achmawi

      This novel focuses on the problem of one of the minority groups in Egypt who are the Nubians, one of the oldest civilizations in the world who lived alongside the Nile River between Egypt and Sudan. Through the hero of this novel “Aguiba”, who is a Nubian

    • Fiction
      January 2014

      The Barman

      Best Novel Cairo Book Fair Award 2014

      by Achraf El Achmawi

      The events of “The Barman” novel took place in September 2005, when President Hosni Mubarak declared his candidacy for the presidential elections. Afterwards, he became the first elected president, as it was announced then. The novel moots the ideas of ​​

    • January 2015

      Shepherd Dogs

      by Achraf El Achmawi

      The events of the novel Shepherd Dogs date back to the Mamluk era, at a time when Mamluks were faltering under sway of the Revolt of Cairo during the French Campaign to Egypt, witnessing the waning of the Ottoman Empire, and the waxing of Muhammad Ali. Th

    • January 2012

      Toya

      Arabic Booker Long List 2013

      by Achraf El Achmawi

      The novel shows the human element deep rooted in the hero «Yousif Kamal Najib» who is in earnest self-finding quest, and is living the dilemma of whether to identify himself with his Egyptian father or with his British mother, who wishes him to stay in En

    • Fiction
      January 2018

      The Lady of Zamalek

      by Achraf El Achmawi

      This novel takes place in Zamalek, a famous district in Cairo .It’s an island in the heart of Cairo connected to the River banks which has witnessed many phases of growth and is well known till now as a very refined district. The novel starts wit

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