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Jean Naggar

Entries by Jean Naggar

Egypt's Forgotten Jews

(30) Comments | Posted December 7, 2012 | 12:20 PM

When I was 19 years old, I left my home in Egypt, permanently blown into a larger life and wider world by fierce winds of change. A mere footnote to history, the Suez crisis of 1956 is little known in the larger world, and less remembered. But the shock waves...

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The Editorial Role: An Agent's View

(13) Comments | Posted March 2, 2010 | 1:43 PM

Two pieces by editors I respect, addressing the role of the editor in the "new" publishing industry stirred more than a passing interest.

Sadly, Max Perkins is dead. (To those for whom his name draws a blank, I recommend Scott Berg's excellent biography). It is indisputable that every writer...

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Going Digital

(6) Comments | Posted October 30, 2009 | 5:56 PM

The recent publication of my memoir, Sipping from the Nile, My Exodus From Egypt as an eBook has made it instantly available in many formats alongside its hardcover and trade paperback editions. What does this mean?

As I focused more personally on the intense global conversation blooming unchecked on...

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