Tag Archives: Egyptian revolution

And Now for the Tyrants in Our Heads

This article about the Egyptian writer Nasr Abu Zayd and how he might have interpreted the Arab Uprisings will also appear in the winter issue of the Quarterly Review

Translating Egypt’s Revolution

I’ve an article in the summer issue of the Quarterly Review about the way Egyptian novelists have testified to the truth about life under Mubarak. It includes some discussion of Hani Abdul Mourid and Ahmed Alaidy, an interview with Sonallah Ibrahim and an account of Samia Mehrez’s ‘Translating the Revolution’ project, translating the banners, placards, […]