Being Abbas el Abd is packed with ideas and issues, tackling identity and, especially, adaptation to the contemporary world. --The Complete Review
About the Author
earned his doctorate in Near Eastern Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the translator of Thebes at War
by Naguib Mahfouz (AUC Press 2003) and The Yacoubian Building
by Alaa Al Aswany (AUC Press 2004).