Naguib Mahfouz

Egypt 2006

By Andrew Sussman

June 10, 2009

We explore the legacy of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz, who died today in Cairo. Mahfouz was the only Arab writer ever to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Host Lisa Mullins speaks about Mahfouz with Egyptian author Alaa Al-Aswany and literature critic Christopher Merrill.

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