One of the intriguing aspect of literature from the African (and other) continents is the debate around the concept of postcolonialism. But what is postcolonialism? In this article one definition is given and some literature on this topic. This could help the discussion.
His novel The Book of the Sultan’s Seal got much attention and a wide readership. His book was published just before the downfall of the president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak. In this interview Youssef Rakha tells about this book and his other activities, for he cannot be locked into the literary world.