Journalist G. Willow Wilson's Cairo is a magical-realism graphic novel, and interweaves the lives of a drug runner, a down-on-his-luck journalist, an American expatriate, a young activist, an Israeli soldier and a genie as they navigate the the city's streets and a spiritual underworld to find a stolen hooka sought by a wrathful gangster.
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G. Willow Wilson is a Cairo-based author and journalist. Her articles about modern Islam and the Middle East have appeared in publications such as The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine and The Canada National Post. Wilson studied History and Arabic at Boston University, and has done archival work at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.