the absence of contemporary literature

What do children read at school? This is a question raised concerning the pre-university education in Egypt. Those who have set the texts to be read have left out contemporary authors. Are the civil servants out of touch with the literary realities in Egypt? Are they leaving these writers out with a certain purpose? Read this article about the present situation in Egypt’s education system. 


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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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