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Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep is on a journey from Carthage to Cairo. Here are two reading lists that will make his adventure a literary one.
The Arab Spring caught many people by surprise — but that might not have been the case if you'd been reading literature from the region. Journalist Lin Noueihed recommends three books from Northern Africa. Do you have a favorite from one of these countries? Let us know in the comments.