City of Asylum presents Hamdy El-Gazzar
Hamdy El-Gazzar is an Egyptian writer. His first novel, Sihr Aswad (Dar Merit, 2005) won the prestigious Sawaris Award, and was subsequently translated by Humphrey Davies (Black Magic, AUC Press, 2007). His second novel, Ladhdhat Sirriyya (Private Pleasures) was published by Dar al-Dar in 2008, and will be released in English translation in October, 2013. Reception at 7:00, reading at 7:30, dessert & discussion 8:30. Free, but reservations are required.
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