A Voltaire for the New Millenium

Title:  Cairo:  Memoir of a City Transformed by Ahdaf Soueif Publisher:  Pantheon Books, New York (2014) The questions that are being settled on the streets of Egypt are of concern to everyone. The paramount one is this: can a people’s revolution that is determinedly democratic, grassroots, inclusive, and peaceable succeed? Cairo erupted during eighteen days between January 25th and February 11th, 2011.  It was one … Continue reading A Voltaire for the New Millenium