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World Book Club

BBC World Service

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Personal Journals 45

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. Presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

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WBC: Alaa Al-Aswaany

November 7th, 2009

Episode 249 of 340 episodes

Egyptian writer Alaa Al-Aswaany discusses his best-selling novel, The Yacoubian Building, a moving study of politics and power in downtown Cairo.

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