About the Author
Mohamed Wl.Bisatie is the author of a number of novels and collections of short stories, including A Last Glass of Tea and Other Stories (AUC Press, 1994) and Houses Behind the Trees (AUC Press, 1997). He was awarded the Oweiss prize in 2001. Peter Daniel, a freelance translator, has taught Arabic as a foreign language in Cairo for many years. He is the translator of As Doha Said, by Bahaa Taher (AUC Press, 2008).