Books Leo Africanus by Amin Maalouf Paperback, 360 pages, Natl Book Network, List Price: $16.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleLeo AfricanusAuthorAmin Maalouf Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Leo Africanus An Egyptian protester waves his national flag in Cairo. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images Review Three Books... Revolutionary Reads For A North African Adventure June 15, 2012 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. Review Three Books... Carthage To Cairo: 3 Books To Complete The Journey June 7, 2012 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.