This book presents young men and women who refused to surrender to unemployment, and came up with ideas to face this crisis; ideas that were really unconventional and at other times just plain and simple.
Accordingly, we have new creative professionals who are proactively participating in building their country.
I would not be exaggerating if I say that the ÒDevelopment BookÓ of the world has
long been inscribed, but is seems we either do not know how to read, or do not
want to read as the process of economic, administrative and political development has been scrutinized to the extent that the curricula of developmental political economy discourse essential decisions and systematic phases similar to ÒcookingÓ books, with a difference in analogy.
In return, it seems that EgyptÕs contemporary history, at least in the times of Mohamed Ali, is merely a series of setbacks intersected with partial success in some field. Why hasnÕt renaissance, development and achievement ever been a title to the book of EgyptÕs contemporary history? What is the procedure that we
overlook or disregard that hinders us to follow the procession whether in our neighbouring nations or the far away ones.
Why are we left behind while others progress?
The book includes rare documents that are published for the first time which display the nature of the relationship between the state and the church throughout nearly 60 years. They also include a map of the intellectual streams of the Christians in Egypt, either of the educated elite or the Christian clergymen, with the aim of clarifying the difference between these general trends.
What ties me to these countries are not the maps drawn in the geography school book, or the ancient history that closely connected Egypt and the Levant, nor any religious predisposition pertaining to the life stories of the Prophets’ what ties me to the Levant are specific details, the soft beautiful voice of Fayrouz, fragments of worn out collection of poems on the bookshelf of my grandpa carrying the name of Nizar Qabbany and the fine and strong dancing steps shaking the floor underneath in Baalbak. All these details were essential elements in the formation of my dream of visiting these countries.
This book discusses the value of forgiving ones self and others through the life story of a small tree named Afnan. Afnan is a small tree that lived through an emotional ordeal, when some boys attacked her mother tree, and seriously damaged it. In spite of the boys wrong doings, Afnan found it in her heart to forgive the boys, especially after her mother tree was saved, and made a full recovery.
An observation and analysis of the psychological state of the Egyptian people since the revolution and up till today, as well as their general health status and the
societal and political implications on the generation’s outlook on the psychological well being of Egyptians.
Nine- years old Saied gets hurt in an accident that involves one of his schoolmates. He wakes up to find himself in an imaginary journey inside a deserted forest, where he confronts all his inner thoughts and behaviors that manifest themselves as physical obstacles and dangers that surround him from each direction, threatening his safety and wellbeing.
You could hear a pin drop… and they knew that not before long, there will be screams, overpowered by the roars of guns and wailing of women nearby.
They might be raping a woman before the eyes of her husband and children, or killing a father in front of his children and turn his house’s yard into a blood filled pond…all of this is taking place now.
The author with sincere awareness, a loving heart and a captivating style, raises very critical issues relating to Egypt and corrects many wrong widespread misconceptions.
She sets an absolutely new meaning to the term “Egyptian”. The uniqueness of that book lies in the clear description of the case of Egypt in each and every phase of its long history and through each and every plight it went through, thereby opening peopleÕs minds and hearts to comprehend and understand that Egypt is alive and has not died despite all the difficult times it went through. The author stresses in her book the great contribution of Egypt humanity in all aspects of life, including the religious and artistic fields as well as human development.
The book depicts in a fictional kind of narration a set of historical events and incidents that took place on the sides of the Blue River in the Middle Ages in one of the most powerful states of Abyssinia, the Christian state of Alawa.
The writer depicts the city, providing a careful and detailed description of life there, from the markets, to slave trade, to houses, to the conflict between the Church and the Palace – how it erupted and aggravated to reach a war that jeopardized the safety and existence of the entire kingdom – and the role of the King’s translator, Delmar, and his grandson Sisi in keeping the secrets of the kingdom and supporting the King.