A few weeks ago we offered a brief reading list of Oxford titles on the Egypt, Islam, and the changing Middle East, but we should also highlight some of the titles produced in the region itself.

Oxford University Press is proud to distribute The American University in Cairo Press titles in North and South America. Learn about the difficult conditions booksellers are currently facing in Egypt from Trevor Naylor of AUC Press.

But first, here’s a brief list of their excellent work to help you understand the Egyptian Revolution from the people in the streets to leading intellectuals. 

  1. Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak by Galal Amin
  2. On the State of Egypt: A Novelist’s Provocative Reflections by Alaa al Aswany, translated by Jonathan Wright
  3. The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamicsedited by Bahgat Korany
  4. Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution, edited by Karima Khalil
  5. Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolutionphotographs by Mia Gröndahl and foreword by Ayman Mohyeldin
  6. The Road to Tahrir: Front Line Images by Six Young Egyptian Photographers by Sherif Assaf, Omar Attia, Timothy Kaldas, Rehab Khaled, Zee Mo, and Monir Al Shazly
  7. Revolution Graffiti: Street Art of the New Egypt by Mia Gröndahl
  8. Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt by Mariz Tadros
  9. Whatever Happened to the Egyptian Revolution? by Galal Amin, translated by Jonathan Wright
  10. Egypt in Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution by Adel Iskandar

Egypt: We’re listening.