TOPIC Sonallah Ibrahim
On El Cabina’s exit from the Alexandrian art scene: A new beginning for Gudran
Rowan El Shimi | Visiting El Cabina for the first time in 2012 marked the beginning of my love affair with Alexandria.
A voice of dissent joins the nationalist chorus
Ursula Lindsey | Novelist Sonallah Ibrahim is one of Egypt’s most innovative and significant writers. In works such
‘Zaat’ and her bathroom – and television
Dina Hussein | There was a very popular television commercial for an Egyptian ceramics company in the early 1990s, which
‘The Queue’ by Basma Abdel-Aziz
Elisabeth Jaquette | The Queue is evocative of George Orwell’s dystopias, of Kafkaesque surrealism, and of the dark satire