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Cairo’s Bibliomane: A Nerd’s Guide to a Spooky Halloween

Written By Menna Fahmi Hi Cairenes. As a big fan of horror and fantasy, Halloween has always been a fun occasion to me; with it falling on a Monday and [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.

Cairo’s Bibliomane: Fahrenheit 451

Written by Menna Fahmi One day you should skip the best-selling and new arrivals shiny shelves in bookstores, and go to the hidden shelf labeled classics, because it was among [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.

Cairo’s Bibliomane: The Egyptian Copy Dilemma

Written by Menna Fahmi A few years ago, when Paolo Coelho’s “Manuscript Found in Accra” was first published, I ran to the nearest bookstore to grab my copy, but to [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.

Cairo’s Bibliomane: The Bell Jar

By Menna Fahmi Hello Cairenes! This week I decided to go back in time a bit and read something written in a different time, about a different time. So I [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.

Cairo’s Bibliomane: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Written by Menna Fahmi It has been nine years since the last time Potter-heads around the world waited impatiently for the release of the last book and five years since [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.

Cairo’s Bibliomane: Me Before You…huh?!

Written by Menna Fahmi  During one book fair, I decided to ditch the air-conditioned halls with the shiny brand new pricy books and went to Soor el Azbakya, among the [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.

Cairo’s Bibliomane: The Fault in my Thursday

Written by Menna Fahmi   Ever since Zamalek – or basically anywhere with decent cafes and restaurants – became the scariest place on earth on Thursday night; Thursday has become [ … ]

About Menna Fahmi

In 2011, I turned 18 and I haven’t aged since (What? I don’t want to grow any older!). I always wanted to be a book publisher, but I am Egyptian so I am one of those scary people in suits (Majored in innovation and technology management and finance, in case you didn’t get it). Unlike any other girl my age I spend more money on books than I do on clothes, and I’m writing Bibliomane to prove it! I feed on books. And as cliché as it may sound but coffee is my other addiction, just ask the waiters at any coffee place in Cairo; they know me.