Posts Tagged ‘Alaa Al Aswany’

Background Egypt: The Yacoubian Building – A Novel and Movie of Cairo

Filed under: Books | Movies — by Will Kirkland 02/10/2011 @ 10:04:44 AM
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I rushed home last night to watch the Egyptian movie “The Yacoubian Building,” just arrived from Netflix.  It was released in 2006, based on Alaa Al Aswany’s  2002 novel of … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

It is impudent in the extreme for this man to go around Europe haranguing people on their duties to civilization when his own country presents one of the most lawless aspects of modern life the whole world affords.

Roger Casement
Irish Human Rights Champion

commenting on Teddy Roosevelt's 1910 Guildhall
speech telling Great Britain to either rule Egypt or get out.

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