Description - Private Pleasures by Hamdy El-Gazzar
The title of this book is Private Pleasures and is written by author Hamdy El-Gazzar. The book Private Pleasures is published by The American University in Cairo Press. The ISBN of this book is 9789774166013 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Private Pleasures by Hamdy El-Gazzar.
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Author Biography - Hamdy El-Gazzar
Hamdy el-Gazzar was born in 1970 in Giza and graduated in philosophy from Cairo University. His first novel, Black Magic (AUC Press 2007), received the 2006 Sawiris Foundation Prize in Egyptian Literature. Humphrey Davies is the translator of Midaq Alley by Naguib Mahfouz (AUC Press, 2011) and other works of Arabic literature. He has twice received the Saif Ghobash-Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation: in 2006, for his translation of Elias Khoury's Gate of the Sun, and in 2010, for his translation of Elias Khoury's Yalo. He was also the runner-up in 2012 for his translation of I Was Born There, I Was Born Here by Mourid Barghouti (AUC Press, 2011).