Yasmine El Rashidi

  • Egypt
  • 2020-2021
Yasmine El Rashidi

Yasmine El Rashidi is the author of The Battle for Egypt, Dispatches from the Revolution, and Chronicle of a Last Summer, A Novel of Egypt. She writes on politics and culture for The New York Review of Books, and is an editor of the Middle East arts and culture journal Bidoun.

The Last of The Revolutionaries Bow Down

At the Institute, she will work on Book II of The Last of The Revolutionaries Bow Down, a multi-genre trilogy that probes a pivotal moment in Egypt's history - its defeat to Israel in the ‘67 war.