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On the State of Egypt

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Written by Alaa Al AswanyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Alaa Al Aswany
Translated by Jonathan WrightAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jonathan Wright

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: March 25, 2011
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-94698-0 (0-307-94698-3)
Also available as an eBook.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Presidency and Succession
The Egyptian Campaign against the Succession
Three Fallacious Arguments for Supporting Gamal Mubarak
The Art of Pleasing the President
The Chameleons Attack ElBaradei
Should Gaza Pay the Price for Hereditary Succession in Egypt?
Why Are We Falling Behind as the World Progresses?
The Only Way to Evict Mr. Battista
What Do Egyptians Expect form ElBaradei?
When Will President Mubarak Grasp This Truth?
Does Rigging Elections Count as a Major Sin?
Do We Need a Benevolent Dictator?
A Story for Children and Adults
A Surprise Dinner with an Important Person
Thoughts on the President’s Health
Why Don’t Egyptians Take Part in Elections?
 
The People and Social Justice
Our Advice to the Butcher
The Party of the Great Collapse
Why Do Egyptians Harass Women?
How Should We Overcome the Temptation Posed by Women?
The Niqab and Flawed Religiosity
Piety in Front of the Camera
What Will Protect the Copts?
Egypt Sits on the Substitutes’ Bench
Are Egyptians Really Religious?
The Sorrows of Miss Laurence
Why Are Religious Fanatics Obsessed with Women’s Bodies?
Nora and the National Squad
Defending Egypt’s Flag
The Importance of Being Human
Who Killed the Egyptians on the Religious Holiday?
Can President Obama Save the Copts?
Egypt Awakened
The Story of Mamdough Hamza
Who is Killing the Poor in Egypt?
Does Subservience Protect Us from Unjustice?
Does Mistreating People Invalidate the Ramadan Fast?
 
Free Speech and State Repression
How Do Police Officers Celebrate Ramadan?
A Discussion with a State Security Officer
Four Videos to Entertain President Mubarak
Before we Damn Switzerland
An Unfortunate Incident Befalls a State Security Officer
Why Was the General Screaming?
Should We Start with Moral Reform or Reforming the System?
Are Freedoms Inseparable?
The Fate of Ibrahim Eissa