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Book Review

Book Review

The Mulid of al-Sayyid al-Badawi of Tanta: Egypt’s Legendary Sufi Festival

Catherine Mayeur-Jaouen is a professor of history at Sorbonne University, where she teaches early modern and modern Islam. She is the author or co-editor...

4 Contemporary Classics to Kick-Off Winter

Fall is always a good time to catch up on some reading. Diwan Bookstores have sent us the perfect list of 4 contemporary classic...
The Mosques of Egypt

A Passion for the Mosques of Egypt By Bernard O’Kane

Professor of Islamic art and architecture at the American University in Cairo, Bernard O’Kane wrote The Mosques of Egypt, published by AUC Press in...
Books About Cinema

Diwan’s 5 Books About Cinema and Filmmaking

When we think of cinema we forget the many fantastic books written by stars, from stars and about stars. Diwan Bookstore's list is not...

The Lady of Zamalek: A Chat with Author Ashraf El-Ashmawi

Ashraf El-Ashmawi is an Egyptian author, judge, and legal scholar. He has written eight novels, which have been critically received. His books have been...

Winding Down Summer With These 5 Exciting Releases

Summer is already over too soon but Diwan Bookstore has the perfect new releases to keep you entertained and not miss the summer sun...
Six Books About Summer

Six Books About Summer: A Perfect Addition to Your Beach Essentials

Are you currently stuck in a reading slump and don’t know how to get out of it? Sitting by the beach and listening to...
Diwan Bookstore

More Summer Books Recommended By Diwan Bookstore

This summer Diwan Bookstore is taking us on a journey around the world, from the  Netherlands to India, New York City, Mexico, Tokyo and...

Diwan: Summer Beach Reading to Go Great With Your Tan

Diwan Bookstore knows how to make our summer a bit cooler with their summer book recommendations to read on hot days. Here are 5...

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Rooftops in Cairo

14 Rooftops in Cairo You Have To Look For and Visit

Cairo Rooftops are truly the best places to view the city lights from the top. Leave the crowded bustling streets and join us as...