The Cairo Trilogy:Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz

This is my third book (Egypt) on my Ramadan Reading Challenge. If you want to know how I am doing, see my Midterm Report. I was particularly excited by this novel, I heard so much about it . I am happy to reported that I was not disappointed and you won't be either. I love everything about this book, e-ve-ry-thing! Not... Continue Reading →


Pain nu by Mohamed Choukri

This is book 2 in my Ramadan 2013 Reading Challenge. I read this book in French but it has been translated in over 30 other languages. In English, it is titled For Bread Alone. To say that I was in a state of utter shock is an understatement. I did not expect so much hatred,violence,... Continue Reading →

Ramadan 2013 Reading Challenge

Latest news in town, North Africa is part of Africa! Sometimes, I forget and need to be reminded. That’s why I have decided to read exclusively Arab authors this Ramadan. I have only heard one name  and it was Yasmina Khaddra. The sad truth, I have never read an arab author. *Grasp* So, I did... Continue Reading →

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