Sefsafa (Egypt)

sefsafa

our agency represents the following books by Sefsafa Publishing House:

Journeys of Ibn Elbytar

The Virgin Mary and the Uprising

The Shrine

Showk (Desire)

25 Tales

Al-Hayya (The Serpent)

Sefsafa Publishing House, established 2009 in Egypt. Our diverse publications since then include Arabic fiction and non-fiction, including titles translation projects from English, French, German, Flemish, Slovenian, Slovak and Irish.

Sefsafa published over 50 titles, focusing on politics, cultural history and literature.

From the first time we tried to support the ideas of enlightenment and change movement in Egypt.

After the Egyptian Revolution of 25 January 2011 , Sefsafa trying to transfer experiences of democratization in the world by selecting and translating titles in this area and publishing books to support democratic and left-wing views in Egypt.

One of our titles was awarded a social science research award (the Ahmed Bhaa El-Din award) and also was adopted by the Egyptian Gov. to be subsidized and distributed on large scale.

We encourage diverse and creative approaches to social sciences, including our lesser-known yet unique publication, “Football and Intellectuals in Egypt”.

Sefsafa acquired Arabic rights for books from respectable names in Europe like German Publisher Shurkamp; PUPS/Sorbonne University and WOSY.

We translate classics like Erasmus and Brecht and contemporary authors like Wolfgang Streeck, Alexander Kluge and Stefan Mühldorfer.

Sefsafa distribute books in main bookstores in Egypt and participates in international book fairs like Cairo International Book Fair, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and Frankfurt Book Fair.

2016-2017 catalogue here

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