Dictatorships have never been funnier. In diary-like observations, one of Egypt’s bestselling young writers, Omar Taher, hilariously describes the depressing old times under Mubarak’s rule. He comments on Mubarak, his son, the ruling party, football, nepotism, politics, rituals and celebrations. Taher’s humor and his beautifully crafted sentences are woven together to create a hilarious and uniquely human collection.
About the Author
Omar Taher is an Egyptian satirical columnist, journalist, poet, translator and TV presenter. Taher was born in 1973 in Sohag in Upper Egypt. He graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in commerce. He has released nine bestselling satirical books and five volumes of poetry. He writes a daily column in the Egyptian daily Al Tahrir.