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New Release: A Field Guide to the Street Names of Central Cairo - Ahram Online

A Field Guide to the Street Names of Central Cairo, by: Humphrey Davies and Lesley Lababidi, (Cairo: AUC Press), 2018. 252pp. The American University in Cairo Press has released a new book titled "A Field Guide to the Street Names of Central Cairo" by ...

Mohamed El-Shahed to publish book on Cairo's modern architecture - Ahram Online

Embedded with a collection of rich illustrations, it seeks to document a side of Cairo's eclectic architectural profile that has otherwise "not received the attention it deserves" as the book's description reads on the AUC Press website. The release ...

Commemorating 12th anniversary of legendary novelist Naguib Mahfouz - Egypttoday

CAIRO – 31 August 2018: To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the iconic legendary writer and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Naguib Mahfouz on Aug. 30, Egypt Today sheds light on the renowned legacy Mahfouz left to Egyptian literature.

Mahfouz's 'Al Harafish', 'Miramar' to be adapted into series - Egypttoday

The AUC Press has become his main English language publisher and agent of all translation rights. The agreement was signed with Mahfouz prior to his death. There are around 600 editions in 40 languages for his works displayed at AUC Press.

Controversial books at book fair - Egypttoday

According to AUC Press, in 1968, Ghali committed suicide in the London flat of his editor, friend and lover, Diana Athill. Ghali documented his diaries in six notebooks, which were mostly inaccessible to the public. One of the organizers at the AUC ...

AUC Bookstore Opens in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo - Al-Bawaba

AUC Press publishes guides to the Egyptian Museum in multiple languages and the stores also have a collection of books on Ancient Egypt for all ages and levels of readers, as well as some books on Egyptian culture, including crafts and cookery. The AUC ...

Huzama Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature - Egypttoday (blog)

AUC Press established the 'Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature' in 1996 and has been the primary publisher for Naguib Mahfouz's work in English for over 30 years, having published some 600 editions of the acclaimed Egyptian writer's works in more than ...

AUC Press Awards Huzama Habayeb the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature - Al-Bawaba

At a ceremony held tonight at The American University in Cairo (AUC) Tahrir Square campus, the AUC Press awarded the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature to the Palestinian writer Huzama Habayeb for her novel Mukhmal (Velvet). Presented by ...

Palestine's Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature - Egypttoday (blog)

CAIRO - 12 December 2017: The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) announced on Monday that Palestinian writer Huzama Habayeb won the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for her powerful work "Velvet" described by the judges as ...

Remembering legendary Naguib Mahfouz on his birthday - Egypttoday (blog)

The AUC Press has become his main English language publisher and agent of all translation rights. The agreement was signed with Mahfouz prior to his death. There are around 600 editions in 40 languages for his works displayed at AUC Press.

Palestinian writer Huzama Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature - Ahram Online

The prize is awarded annually on 11 December, Mahfouz's birthday, and consists of a silver medal, a cash prize of $1,000, and an English translation and publication of the winning novel by AUC Press. Novels are eligible if they are published in Arabic ...

University Press Thrives On New Arabic Fiction - Al-Fanar Media

CAIRO—A rare example of a university press in the Middle East, the American University in Cairo Press has weathered the political and commercial turbulence of recent years by adapting and expanding. Since its founding in 1960, AUC Press has earned a ...

Raisonné: A catalogue of work by legendary Egyptian painter Mahmoud Said coming to town - Ahram Online

The Italian publishing house Skira is planning to provide copies of its Mahmoud Said catalogue raisonné for sale in a limited number of Egyptian bookstores this September, and will be distributed by the AUC Press. The 864-page catalogue documents the ...

Literary gems: Adel Esmat's The Tales of Yusuf Tadrus - Mada Masr

When I started reading Hikayât Yûsuf Tadrus (The Tales of Yusuf Tadrus, 2015), which won the AUC Press's Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature last year and is currently in translation, I assumed it would be just another autobiographic novel, saturated ...

Saudi novelist wins 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction - gulfnews.com

Last year's winner Destinies: Concerto of the Holocaust and the Nakba by Rabai al-Madhoun will be published in English by AUC Press this autumn. Also this year, AUC Press published English translations of former shortlisted titles Baghdad Eucharist by ...

Literary gems: Latifa al-Zayat's The Open Door - Mada Masr

Written when its author was 37 years old, three years after she completed a PhD in English literature at Cairo University, Zayat's debut novel is re-issued this month in English — with Marilyn Booth's translation from 2000 — under AUC Press's Hoopoe ...

Egyptian writer Adel Esmat wins 2016 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature - Ahram Online

The prize is awarded annually on 11 December, Mahfouz's birthday, and consists of a silver medal, a cash prize of $1,000, and an English translation and publication of the winning novel by AUC Press. Novels are eligible if they are published in Arabic ...

Tarek Ghanem - Mada Masr

2018 presidential elections · Operation Sinai 2018 · gas deals · Palestinian reconciliation talks. Tarek Ghanem. Tarek Ghanem is the commissioning editor of AUC Press and director of Meta-Lingual, an Arabic-English translation company with an interest ...

AUC Tahrir Book Fair Opens This Week With Special Offers for Everyone - Egyptian Streets

This Thursday, the American University in Cairo will open the doors to its annual Tahrir Book Fair featuring titles from AUC press and other publishers. The fair will take place from June 2-5 at the AUC's Tahrir Square campus with some very attractive ...

American University in Cairo Press Launches New Fiction Imprint - Publishers Weekly

Originally an academic publisher, AUC Press now publishes Arabic fiction translated into English. According to Trevor Naylor, associate director, sales and marketing, the transition to broaden its focus beyond academic titles began when AUC Press ...

The American University in Cairo Press is the leading English-language publisher in the Middle East.

American University in Cairo Press
American University in Cairo Press
Parent company American University in Cairo
Status Active
Founded 1960; 56 years ago (1960)
Country of origin  Egypt
Headquarters location Cairo
Distribution Worldwide
Publication types Books
Official website www.aucpress.com

The American University in Cairo Press (AUCP, AUC Press) is the leading English-language publisher in the Middle East.

The AUC Press documentary on Naguib Mahfouz

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Naguib Mahfouz (1911--2006). The American University in Cairo Press is paying tribute to the extraordinary literary ...

Get to know AUC Press

By Dina Magd-El-Din El-Hawary, graduate student at American University in Cairo Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, for AUC TV.

“Ancient Egypt; An Artist’s Coloring Book” by Dominique Navarro and AUC Press

Ancient Egypt; An Artist's Coloring Book” by Dominique Navarro http://www.dominiquenavarro.com and American University in Cairo Press ...

AUC Press Translator Denys Johnson-Davies Speaks About Translating and Naguib Mahfouz

Denys Johnson-Davies has produced more than thirty volumes of translation of modern Arabic literature, including The Essential Tawfiq al-Hakim (AUC Press, ...

Reflections by AUC Press Director Mark Linz on AUC Press & Naguib Mahfouz

AUC Press Director Mark Linz speaks with AUC TV about the 50th Anniversary of AUC Press and the centenary of the birth of Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz.

Dr. Salima Ikram - A Fascination for Mummified Life

Pakistani-born Egyptologist and archaeologist, author, and professor Salima Ikram is considered one of today's leading experts on animal mummies, and is the ...