By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD There are many avenues you can pursue to make sense of the Israelis, it emerges, once you dabble in the second-hand book market here in Egypt. One way of getting to the bottom of them is to look at how they look at us, …Read More »
BOOK REVIEW – Apocalyptic Aftermath: Ahmed Al-Mahdi’s Malaaz (2017) takes on The Road Warrior, and Beats Him!
By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD We tend to think of post-apocalyptic novels as the exclusive preserve of the modern world. We tend to think of science fiction in general as the exclusive preserve of the modern world. Not so, says Egypt’s youthful fantasy, SF author Ahmed Salah Al-Mahdi in his …Read More »
By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD I was attending a lecture once by an Egyptian science fiction writer, quite a distinguished engineer in fact, and he gave a hilarious example. He talked about an Egyptian boy that had grown up in America and had come back to Egypt, as it …Read More »