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Detox | Three rooms and a parlor
In today’s edition, we welcome you to our safe house, consisting of three isolated, sanitized rooms.
Detox | Keeping cool
The weekend’s here and it’s time to get some well-deserved rest — that's what we're here for.
Detox | Powering through the shortest month
Our guide to help you unwind over the weekend
Detox: Sleep, reflect, deconstruct
Your weekly guide to unwinding over the weekend.
Detox | Lazy beginnings
Our usual recommendations, if you’re spending the weekend at home in an attempt to fend off the cold
Detox: A decade ends
This week we've got our usual sections, but with a special end of decade twist!
Detox: Flights and stories of love, loss and resilience
Your weekly guide to unwind during the weekend.
Detox: Room at Region “X” and music from the world of Samir Seif
Your weekly guide to unwind during the weekend.
Detox | Issue 07: Literary controversy, a film retrospective and some movie music
A few days ago, the winners of this year’s Man Booker International Prize were announced.
 
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Opinion
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Five metaphors on healing
Suffering is not sacrifice and the body is not a machine. The pain is not yours alone
Teresa Pepe
‘Literature’ is on trial in Egypt
In August 2014, an Egyptian citizen named Hani Saleh Tawfik came across issue 1097 of literary magazine
Yasmin El-Rifae
PalFest on the road
I am writing this in the car on the way from the northern, Israeli-controlled city of Haifa to the West
 
News
Writer Ahmed Naji prevented from leaving Egypt
Ahmed Naji’s lawyers await details of his acquittal and retrial date
Jailed novelist Ahmed Naji to receive PEN award
Trial of Ahmed Naji and editor begins for writing sexually explicit text
The Cairo International Book Fair expands
 
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Cartoons
A question for our president
Andeel | Woman: "So what's the last book you read?"Sisi: "What is this stupid question?"