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Sherif Abdel Samad
 
Sherif Abdel Samad holds a PhD in American Studies from the Free University of Berlin. He wrote his dissertation on "Non-violence in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States of America". He also used to box at university. read more
 
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Sherif Abdel Samad
Obituary: Muhammad Ali (1942-2016)
Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay, grew up in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1940s, at the time of the vicious
 
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New Arabic translation gives Golo’s adaptation of Albert Cossery’s Proud Beggars more layers of life
Sherif Abdel Samad | Sherif Abdel Samad looks at the new Arabic translation of Golo’s and Albert Cossery’s Proud Beggars
‘What was safety, anyway, but the sound of a bomb falling on someone else’s home?’
Sherif Abdel Samad | Sherif Abdel Samad speaks to Omar El Akkad about his new novel, American War
On Colombian literary giant Gabriel García Márquez as journalist
Sherif Abdel Samad | Sherif Abdel Samad looks at Márquez's journalistic works and their influence on his fiction
A dark black hole and joyful nights of bliss
Sherif Abdel Samad | Noha's preoccupations reveal a marked desire to escape both the past and the present
Literary gems: Adel Esmat’s The Tales of Yusuf Tadrus
Sherif Abdel Samad | Adel Esmat imagines himself a Coptic Christian in this recent novel, which Sherif Abdel Samad finds mesmerizing
All That Rubbish: Ezzedine Choukri Fishere’s second brutal revolution novel is a triumph
Sherif Abdel Samad | Exit Door conveyed an optimistic view of the future, but All That Rubbish is much more sober
 
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