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Alaa Al Aswany - Author


Alaa Al Aswany was born in 1957. A dentist whose first office was in the Yacoubian Building, he has written prolifically for Egyptian newspapers across the political spectrum on literature, politics and social issues.

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The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany
The Yacoubian Building
Alaa Al Aswany
An astounding portrait of modern Cairo, of bribery and corruption, of love and despair, of opportunities sought and contradictions found, all hung around the occupants of a dilapidated department building. It has been a bestseller in the Arab world for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2007

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