Every Thursday for nearly a decade, Nagiub Mahfouz's brief column of recollection, refelction, and comment has appeared in the Al-Ahram Weekly. This celebratory volume, published on the occasion of the Nobel laureate's 90th birthday, brings together a selection of the more personal, reflective pieces that have appeared since 1994. They reveal a writer concerned with the human condition, with his own thought processes, and with the craft of writing, offering insights into the way a writer thinks and works.
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Author Biography - Naguib Mahfouz
NAGUIB MAHFOUZ was born in 1911. He has written over thirty novels and more than a hundred short stories, and was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1988. He lives with his wife and two daughters in the Cairo suburb of Agouza. MOHAMED SALMAWY is editor in chief of the French-language weekly Ahram Hebdo and is a longtime friend of the author.