Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture

Anniversary Night Songs

Ghali Shukri, Mawawel Al-Laila Al-Kabira (Anniversary Night Songs), Cairo: General Organisation of Culture Palaces, 2022. ...

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Anniversary Night Songs

By candlelight

Just imagine a balmy summer night, a beautiful dinner table set for two on the roof of a posh hotel and the clear starry, ...

The season of romance

Can we ever in a million years get tired of summer? Have you never been embraced by the sun’s warm rays, never ...

The destruction of greatness

In this age of celebrity culture, little room is left for greatness to survive. Greatness is an internal quality, existing ...

A new look at Taha Hussein

For many readers, the name of the Egyptian writer and intellectual Taha Hussein will likely be synonymous with the three ...

Summer by the sea

“Summertime an’ the livin’ is easy” as well it should be. After a year of toil and trouble ...