Basma Abdel Aziz

Basma Abdel Aziz

Biography

Basma Abdel Aziz’s novel The Queue received a 2014 English PEN Translates Award, and was published in English by Melville House in 2016. Her previous books include the short story collections May God Make it Easy and The Boy Who Disappeared, as well as the nonfiction works Beyond Torture and The Temptation of Absolute Power. She lives in Cairo.

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Events with Basma Abdel Aziz

Gender, Power, and Authoritarianism in the Dystopian Age

04 May 2017
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
New School Auditorium, 66 West 12 Street, New York, NY 10011
A/C/E/1/2/3
or M to 14th Street

Art, Gender, and Social Justice

06 May 2017
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium 41 Cooper Square (Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets) New York, NY 10003, 6 to Astor Place, N/R to 8th street-NYU