Cairo

Not actual book cover.

Set in 1990 in downtown Cairo, with the titular apartment building serving as both a metaphor for contemporary Egypt and a unifying location in which most of the primary characters either live or work and in which much of the novel’s action takes place.

The Yacoubian Building is a novel by Egyptian author Alaa-Al-Aswany.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Learn about one of Cairo‚Äôs most historic buildings.
  • Experience taboo-breaking in the Arab world.

Location

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