how my cairo bookclub

To many reading a book is a matter of solitary confinement. You do not need other people around you. You prefer to be on your own. You travel with your book to unknown destinies and unfamiliar territories.

Some people enjoy the life of a bookclub, coming together with some people and reading and talking about a book. This is what the Egyptian Rabab El-Mahdi did during those burdened days of November 2011.

Read about her journey with this bookclub. 

A  woman speaks on a mobile phone while walking past murals of people killed during Egypt's uprising near Tahrir Square in Cairo

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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