Ahdaf Soueif is the author of the bestselling novel The Map of Love Map of Love (shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1999 and translated into 28 languages), as well as the well-loved In the Eye of the Sun and the collection of short stories, I Think of You. Soueif is also a political and cultural commentator and writes regularly for The Guardian in the UK and has a weekly column in al-Shorouk in Egypt. Most recently she has published her eyewitness account of the events in Cario during January 2011, Cairo: My City, Our Revolution.
Ahdaf Soueif is in Australia as a guest of the Perth Writers’ Festival and Adelaide Writers’ Week.
See http://www.seymourcentre.com/events/event/ahdaf-soueif/ for booking information. (marq)