Dream Catcher


Saturday, February 26, 2005

Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz is most famous for his novels about modern Cairo, including Palace Walk, but his latest book isn’t exactly fiction. When he was 83 years old, Mahfouz survived a stabbing by Islamic extremists. During his long convalescence, he published accounts of his dreams in a Cairo magazine. Paul Hecht reads from the English translation.


Paul Hecht

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