The American University in Cairo Press
Founded in 1960, the American University in Cairo Pressrecently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Today it's the leading English-language publishing house in the Middle East. Its goals and purposes reflect and support the mission of The American University in Cairo in education, research, and cultural exchange, through professional publishing programs and international bookselling services.
The AUC Press publishes annually up to 60 wide-ranging academic texts and general interest books on ancient and modern Egypt and the Middle East, as well as Arabic literature in translation, for distribution worldwide, and maintains a backlist of more than 900 high-quality scholarly, literary, and general interest publications, including e-books. The AUC Press sells more than 500,000 books every year and licenses foreign editions of Arab writers in 40 languages, including the works of the late Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, and international bestseller Alaa Al Aswany.