Raymond Stock

Raymond Stock, a Shillman/Ginsburg Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, lived in Cairo for 20 years (1990-2010). Former Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic and Middle East Studies at Drew University (2010-2011), he has translated seven books by Egyptian Nobel laureate in literature Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006), whose biography he is writing for Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Stock was denied entry and deported from Egypt by the Mubarak regime in December 2010 due to his 2009 Foreign Policy Magazine article criticizing the bid by then-culture minister Farouk Hosni to head UNESCO. A 2007 Guggenheim Fellow, with a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania (2008), his articles and translations of Arabic fiction have appeared in Bookforum, Harper's Magazine, International Herald Tribune, London Magazine, Foreign Policy Research Institute (E-Notes), Middle East Quarterly, PJMedia, and many other venues. His translation of Mahfouz's novel, Before the Throne was published by Anchor Books (Random House) in July 2012.

Writings by Raymond Stock  (View Biography)

Title Date
Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood Bomb?2012/09/07

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