George Alagiah meets renowned writer and political commentator Ahdaf Soueif at Hay Festival.
George Alagiah meets renowned writer and political commentator Ahdaf Soueif at Hay Festival. Her latest book, 'This Is Not A Border: Reportage and Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature' is an anthology celebrating the tenth anniversary of her own extraordinary literary festival. Her non-fiction also includes 'Cairo: A City Transformed', a passionate and gripping account of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, which she experienced first-hand. In 1999 Ahdaf Soueif became the first Muslim woman to be nominated for the Booker Prize for her novel 'The Map of Love'.
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