Naguib Mahfouz

Bio: If laurels were bequeathed for breakthroughs on the Arab cultural scene, Naguib Mahfouz would sweep up a barrelful of honors. He broke new ground as the premier Arabic belletrist to garner international acclaim (and the first to win a Nobel Prize for literature); in the process, Mahfouz almost single-handedly paved the way for an entire culture of Middle Eastern… More


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