Egypt’s Supreme Council for Culture announced Reem Bassiouney as the winner of the “Naguib Mahfouz Award” for “Best Egyptian Novel” for her bestselling 2018 novel Welad el-Nass (or The Mamluk Trilogy).

Reem Bassiouney’s novel — on the bestseller lists of both the 2019 and 2020 Cairo Book Fairs — tells the story of a Mamluk ruler who chooses a bride from a middle-class Egyptian family,

Each category comes with a prize of 75,000 Egyptian pounds.

Congratulations from The Bagus NG team.

Credit: Women of Egypt