'Al Aswany is a world writer, making Egyptian concerns into human ones and beautifully illuminating our always extraordinary and sometimes sad and baffling world.' - The Times
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About the Author
Alaa Al Aswany
was born in 1957. A dentist by profession, Al Aswany is the author of the bestselling novel The Yacaoubian Building
(AUC Press, 2005), Chicago
(AUC Press, 2007), and the novella and short story collection Friendly Fire
(AUC Press 2009).
Jonathan Wright is the translator of Judgment Day
by Rasha al Ameer (AUC Press, 2011).