Posts Tagged ‘The Poison Tree – planted & grown in Egypt’

My book reviewed by Mahmoud Mansi

My book reviewed by Mahmoud Mansi

This book can also be an exciting piece for the fans of psychology all over the world, as I always believe that Egypt is a land of extremes and it makes a perfect place for inspiration and alien theories.... (Continue reading)

MARWA RAKHA: AUDIO BOOK: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT

MARWA RAKHA: AUDIO BOOK: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT

Marwa Rakha's first book - The Poison Tree - planted & grown in Egypt - has become Egypt's first literary audio book in English. Narration: Marwa Rakha. ... (Continue reading)

ممكن تسمع كتاب؟

ممكن تسمع كتاب؟

حاولت قبل كده تسمع كتاب مش تقراه؟! قبل ما تسأل أزاي نجاوبك.. يعني كتاب مسموع أو "أوديو بوك" ممكن تحميله من على الإنترنت والاستماع له في أي وقت، وهي فكرة منتشرة بشكل واسع خارج مصر إلا أنها لم تلق نفس الانتشار... (Continue reading)

Egypt’s free e-book publishing (Bikya Masr)

Egypt's free e-book publishing (Bikya Masr)

Rakha says that "if you think you are a writer, if you think you want people to hear your voice, if you do not want to be at the mercy of a publisher who will make you pay, will not... (Continue reading)

Multi-talented woman: articles, novel and TV shows – (In)sight Magazine

Multi-talented woman: articles, novel and TV shows – (In)sight Magazine

18. How do you feel about having the responsibility of speaking on behalf of women who are suppressed and don't have a voice? I do not speak on behalf of anyone; I speak about myself, where I have been, who I... (Continue reading)

شجرة السم … مشاهدة في كتاب

شجرة السم ... مشاهدة في كتاب

كنت في صراع مع الكتاب وضده لكن و عبر ال 226 صفحه تعودت ان انتظر و امسك انفاسي و لا اعترض حتى تكتمل الصورة... (Continue reading)

Book publishing in Egypt: The system here doesn’t follow any system

Book publishing in Egypt: The system here doesn't follow any system

El-Sharqawy declined to comment on the allegations made by Ramadan and Rakha. However, in what may or may not be a coincidence, Youssef says that copies of several Malimih titles, including "Aria," were delivered to Kotob Khan this week, only... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Campaign Against Abusive Publishers

A handful of publishers have monopolized the book market in Egypt until a fresher generation of young entrepreneurs introduced readers to new titles by authors who were rejected by the publishing tycoons. Bloggers books took the Cairo International Book Fair... (Continue reading)

Kim for Whazzup Egypt: Book Review: The Poison Tree – Planted and Grown in Egypt

Kim for Whazzup Egypt: Book Review: The Poison Tree – Planted and Grown in Egypt

This book is worth reading if you are interested in human behavior or are visiting Egypt and would like to know a little more about people you will encounter. But, I would highly recommend the book to any non-Egyptian girl/woman/lady planning... (Continue reading)

مروة رخا لمجلة احنا – ضد دور النشر المسيئة فى مصر

مروة رخا لمجلة احنا – ضد دور النشر المسيئة فى مصر

أنا بقى مش عاجبنى الحال و اعلن عصيانى و تمردى و رفضى للفشل الذريع المسمى بسوق النشر ... هو الناشر دا نسى نفسه و لا إيه؟ دا من غير الكاتب كان قعد فى البيت!... (Continue reading)

Dear Abused Writer

Dear Abused Writer

If you choose the first option .. I do not want to hear you whining If you choose the second option, let me help you and publish your book for free... (Continue reading)

FREE DOWNLOAD: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT (ENGLISH EDITION)

FREE DOWNLOAD: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT (ENGLISH EDITION)

This is a book about love, marriage, divorce, sex, dating, virginity, adult dating, religion, shame, taboos, gender wars and fear that grew and blossomed on my poison tree. Dedicated to every female trying to break free and to every male who... (Continue reading)

The Poison Tree – Reviews on Amazon.com

The Poison Tree - Reviews on Amazon.com

This is a strong witty take on difficult and controversial subjects. I really enjoyed the honesty, humor, and the great language. As a fellow writer I hear Marwa's voice on the page, and I see the people she references on... (Continue reading)

Announcement: The Poison Tree Audio Book

Announcement: The Poison Tree Audio Book... (Continue reading)

Belated Book Review: Ramblings of the Disoriented Mind

Belated Book Review: Ramblings of the Disoriented Mind

Her english is pristine and highly artistic as she utilises metaphors, literary references and derivations. Whilst admitting that the Silence of the Lambs story freaked me out a bit, yet I found her musical chairs references, duck theory and rules... (Continue reading)

Novelist Marwa Rakha on women and breaking ranks with the mainstream

Novelist Marwa Rakha on women and breaking ranks with the mainstream

In her semi-autobiographical novel, Rakha spoke about personal and intimate experiences which above all reflected some of the rights violations and emotional distress that women in a patriarchal society endure. Despite focusing on women's issues, she refused to be labelled... (Continue reading)

Book Signing Event: The Poison Tree – planted & grown in Egypt

Book Signing Event: The Poison Tree – planted & grown in Egypt

The Poison Tree - planted & grown in Egypt شجرة السم Book Signing and launch of the 3rd edition حفل توقيع الطبعة الثالثة - اللى ما اتطبعتش May 5 - Condetti Restaurant (Maadi) مايو 5 - كونديتى المعادى Organized by SpreadWide Events تنظيم سبريد وايد... (Continue reading)

Announcement: THE POISON TREE TRANSLATED INTO ARABIC

ترجمة شجرة السم... (Continue reading)

My First Cover: Interview for Expat’s Guide

My First Cover: Interview for Expat’s Guide

Me : A lot of people may think that you're so westernized. For instance, if she decides to dress in a certain way that does not line up with her father's principles, do you think she would ever go out... (Continue reading)

Loudly and Freely

Loudly and Freely

A.A: What was the most difficult problem you faced with your readers? and have you ever regretted giving a specific solution for a problem? Marwa: The most difficult problems are the ones that the person does not want to overcome.... (Continue reading)

Spoon Feeding by Dr. Rafik Nakhla

Spoon Feeding by Dr. Rafik Nakhla

I first met Marwa in the mid nineties when she was my student at the American University in the School of Continuing Education, previously known as the Center of Adult and Continuing Education, she later became a colleague instructor, trying... (Continue reading)

Marwa Rakha: Through Nigerian Lenses

Marwa Rakha: Through Nigerian Lenses

Boldness? I tried so hard for 21 years of my life to mold myself into the "good girl image". I failed. From 21 to 28 I had continuous inner conflicts and dilemmas of figuring out who I am and what... (Continue reading)

Gilded Serpent: Love and Romance, Egyptian Style

Gilded Serpent: Love and Romance, Egyptian Style

Bravely baring her soul and laying her innermost fears on the altar of Truth as she sees it, the author gives us a rare glimpse into the inner workings of Love and Romance, Egyptian Style.... (Continue reading)

Jessyz: Disappointed

Jessyz: Disappointed

Marwa Rakha was the relationships expert on OTV and I always felt her ideas were balanced, fair and quite mature, perhaps that was why I felt the book was not what I expected.... (Continue reading)

Shaymaa El Gammal on The Poison Tree

Shaymaa El Gammal on The Poison Tree

This book was written by the famous writer and blogger Marwa Rakha It is the best Egyptian book about the man-woman relationship, rebelling on a traditional male dominated culture. It will make you laugh at some situations and cry at... (Continue reading)

Buy The Poison Tree – Planted & Grown in Egypt (Paperback)

Buy The Poison Tree – Planted & Grown in Egypt (Paperback)

The Poison Tree is not a traditional novel; it combines the techniques of blogging, journal-keeping, and formal writing while retaining one binding thought that keeps the story together; poison is the fertile ground that I, and many others, was born... (Continue reading)

Say “NO” … while you still can!

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An easy guide to men who are BAD for you ... from The Poison Tree, Planted & Grown in Egypt... (Continue reading)

Al Ahram Hebdo – The Poison Tree

Al Ahram Hebdo - The Poison Tree

Ni fiction, ni roman, ce sont des histoires de ceur ou de cul, avec parfois des passages relativement oses.... (Continue reading)

Maha Youssuf: Another Poisonous Book Hits Cairo Book Stores

Maha Youssuf: Another Poisonous Book Hits Cairo Book Stores

I wouldn't really classify it as a great read, nonetheless it's a new writing attempt that worth a stopover.... (Continue reading)

Kotob Khan – Book Signing Event: The Poison Tree – planted & grown in Egypt

Kotob Khan - Book Signing Event: The Poison Tree - planted & grown in Egypt

My first and official book signing event .. that day I became an author for real I would like to thank Ahmed Ehab who documented this day... (Continue reading)

مروة رخا لمجلة احنا – وكأنى كنت حامل وسقطت

مروة رخا لمجلة احنا - وكأنى كنت حامل وسقطت

طبيعى إن لو واحدة حامل تروح لدكتور شاطر ... يعنى سمعته كويسة وعيادته نظيفة ومعاه أعلى الشهادات. لكن لما واحدة فى أول حمل ليها تروح لدجال يدّعى الطب فى عيادة تحت السلم والناس كلها مقاطعاه والمستشفيات بـ ترفض مرضاه والأصدقاء... (Continue reading)

Events: The Poison Tree – planted & grown in Egypt

Book Signing Events... (Continue reading)