Nawal El Saadawi

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Mozakerat tabiba (novel) 1958; published as Memoirs of a Woman Doctor, 1988

Talamt el houb (short stories) 1958

Hanam kalil (short stories) 1959

Lahzat sidk (short stories) 1962

El gha'aeb (novel) 1965; published as Searching, 1989

Emra'atan fi emra'ah (novella) 1968; published as Two Women in One, 1986

El ma'ra wal ginse [Women and Sex,] (nonfiction) 1971

El khait wa ain' el hayat (short stories) 1972; published as She Has No Place in Paradise, 1987

Emra'a enda noktat el sifr (novel) 1975; published as A Woman at Point Zero, 1983

al-Mar'ah wa-al-sira al-nafsi (nonfiction) 1976

Mawt el rajoh el waheed ala el ard (novel) 1976; published as God Dies by the Nile, 1985

El ensan (play) 1977

El wajh el ary lilma'ra el arabeya (nonfiction) 1977; published as The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World, 1980

Ughniyat al-atfal al-da'iriyah (novel) 1978; published as The Circling Song, 1989

Mowt ma'ali el wazin (short stories) 1979; published as Death of an Ex-Minister, 1987

Mozakerati fi signel nissa (memoirs) 1983; published as Memoirs from the Women's Prison, 1986

Isis (play) 1986

Rihlati hawla al-alam (memoirs) 1986; published as My Travels around the World, 1992

Suqut al-Imam (novel) 1987; published as The Fall of the Imam, 1988

Ganat wa iblis (novel) 1992; published as The Innocence of the Devil, 1994

The Nawal El Saadawi Reader (collected essays) 1997

A Daughter of Isis: The Autobiography of Nawal El Saadawi (autobiography) 1999

Walking through Fire: A Life of Nawal El Saadawi (memoirs) 2002

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