The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany, translated by Russell Harris

I am always looking to read more of literature in translation, which is why when the generous Vivek Tejuja gave me The Automobile Club of Egypt (2013) by Alaa Al Aswany (translated to English by Russell Harris in 2015), I was thrilled. It’s a big book, two centimetres longer and wider than your average book […]

Rupal Vyas on reading Khaled Hosseini

There is a point, particularly around late teenage, when you are curious to know about how the things are spectacularly different in other countries, other states and their bits and pieces you wish to connect with and admire. Two years ago, I hot that stage, especially at the crack of dawn, my usual wake up […]