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March 3rd- 5th The Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature, Dubai

February 23rd, ”Through the Eyes of Others: Developing Empathy by Reading Fiction”, American University Cairo

February 21, “Fiction As Translation” A talk for the Center for Translation Studies, American University Cairo.

October 6th Ilkley Literature Festival In Conversation with Dr. Emily Zobel Marshall from Leeds Beckett University

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Press

*****Review of The Kindness of Enemies in The Independent
*****Allan Massie reviews The Kindness of Enemies in The Scotsman
*****Anthony Mara reviews The Kindness of Enemies in The San Francisco Chronicle.
*****Ron Charles reviews The Kindness of Enemies in the The Washington Post.
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Events and Author Tour

April 25 Rose O’Neill Literary House, Washington College

April 26th – May 1st PEN World Voices Festival in New York City.

***May 2nd The Writer’s Center, Washington DC
***May 3rd PENN Bookstore, Philadelphia
***May 4th Panel Discussion at the Harvard Book Store, MA

May 9th Symposium at the University of Manchester on Arab Perspectives

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Lyrics Alley long-listed for the 2011 Orange Prize!

As with The Translator and Minaret, Lyrics Alley, too, is selected for the Orange Prize for Fiction long-list.

In the March edition of O- The Oprah Magazine, Lyrics Alley is one of the Books to Watch for.

March 8th- 12th Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature, Dubai

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Lyrics Alley on Oprah’s ‘Books to Watch’

In the March edition of O- The Oprah Magazine, Lyrics Alley is one of the Books to Watch for.

March 8th- 12th Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature, Dubai
****Wed. March 9th 10:00 am. Education Day @ Zayed University
****Thursday March 10th @ 15:00 Festival Book Club Face-to -Face with Lionel Shriver, Marina Lewycka and Abraham Verghese
****Friday March 11th @ 16:30 Remembering Naguib Mahfouz with Anthony Calderbank and Abdul Elah Abdul Qader
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Lyrics Alley short-listed for Commonwealth Writers’ Prize!

Thursday Feb. 3rd @ 7pm – Television Interview with Mariella Frostrup The Book Show on Sky Arts

March 8th- 12th Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature, Dubai

April 7th, Symposium at the University of Palermo, Sicily Continue reading

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January Dates

Thursday Dec. 16th – Interview on BBC Radio 4′s Woman’s Hour (Still available on their website!)

January 2010- Lyrics Alley is an Editor’s Pick in the January issues of Marie Claire and Woman and Home!

January 21st-25th, 2011 The Jaipur Literature Festival in India.

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