Alaa Al-Aswany

Alaa Al-Aswany

Egyptian writer Alaa Al-Aswany, born in 1957. A dentist by profession, he spent 17 years at Chicago National University and contributed articles to Egyptian newspapers. His second novel, “The Yacoubian Building,” offers a popular and ironic portrayal of Egyptian society, adapted into film and TV. He published “Chicago” in 2007 and has participated in literary festivals, including Blue Metropolis in Montreal.

Books Written by Alaa Al-Aswany