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  1. In conversations with 58 Cairo cab drivers, this entertaining novel is a street level and street smart portrait of the City on the Nile Each chapter is a character sketch, no two alike, though there is a theme that runs through most of them the near impossibility of making a living driving a taxi in this crowded and chaotic metropolis Each man has a story to tell, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hilarious Taken together they are a lament for the country s economic problems, the undependa In conversations with 58 Cairo cab drivers, this entertaining novel is a street level and street smart portrait of the City on the Nile Each chapter is a character sketch, no two alike, though there is a theme that runs through most of them the near impossibility of making a living driving a taxi in this crowded and chaotic metropolis Each man has a story to tell, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hilarious Taken together they are a lament for the country s economic problems, the undependability of government, and the frustrations of dealing with law enforcement and a vast bureaucracy that seems unable to operate without the payment of bribes at every turn.The quality of life, as observed by the men behind the wheel, is on a steady trend downward, and often their personal lives are c...

  2. Taxi is a title of a book that written by Khaled ALKhamissi and translated by Jonathan Wright Its include 179 pages and contain 58 different conversation stories that face the author with the taxi drivers in Cairo These number of stories talk about the life of Egyptian people especially the taxi drivers because they really suffer from the hard economic life and government problems in Egypt However, in this book the author concentrate on how the life was during the authority of Mubarak and how Taxi is a title of a book that written by Khaled ALKhamissi and translated by Jonathan Wright Its include 179 pages and contain 58 different conversation stories that face the author with the taxi drivers in Cairo These number of stories talk about the life of Egyptian people especially the taxi drivers because they really suffer from the hard economic life and government problems in Egypt However, in this book the author concentrate on how the life was during the authority of Mubarak and how the people live Moreover, everyday the author has a different story with the tax...

  3. this book re triggered my appetite to reading after years of boycott, Khaled El Khamissi has a really wonderful ability of noticing tiny details and creating interesting tales out of them, the idea itself is also brilliant and unique.

  4. Taxi is a collection of over 50 descriptions of fictional encounters with taxi drivers in Cairo It was published originally in Arabic in 2006 and was a bestseller in Egypt Imagine the kinds of conversations you might have with a taxi driver, here in Canada Depending on the news and sports cycles, you might be chatting about an upcoming election and how all the candidates are about the same anyway, or perhaps you might discuss how the price of gas is always going up just before the long weeken Taxi is a collection of over 50 descriptions of fictional encounters with taxi drivers in Cairo It was published originally in Arabic in 2006 and was a bestseller in Egypt Imagine the kinds of conversations you might have with a taxi driver, here in Canada Depending on the news and sports cycles, you might be chatting about an upcoming election and how all the candidates are about the same a...

  5. Very interesting introspection into the everyday life of modern Egyptians While it s not particularly scholastic or riveting, it does have a wonderful 1001 nights feel to it, almost like every little story tells you somethingabout what these people are like Fully recommend it.

  6. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here These short stories will depict you what it feels to live in Cairo What is feels to drive an old rusty taxi, to renew your driving licence or to witness a family meltdown One does not need fancy reporters or fancy articles to show you how Egyptians live This book will show all its misery and glory From bitter and pessimistic drivers to extremely cheerful and optimistic drivers One will just ask forandAfter reading this book I just wanted to board a plane a go to Cairo and to li These short stories will depict you what it feels to live in Cairo What is feels to drive an old rusty taxi, to renew your driving licence or to witness a family meltdown One does not need fancy reporters or fancy articles to show you how Egyptians live This book will show all its misery and glory From bitter and pessimistic drivers to extremely cheerf...

  7. I read this book two weeks after the protests started in Egypt in early 2011 and the 58 short taxi driver stories put a modern country I know little about into perspective Through these experiences the reader can understand how all of the animosities and frustrations of common, everyday Egyptians toward their government ran by Mubarak for 30 years have festered, built up, and finally boiled over Unlike many government officials sitting in their office, the taxi drivers drive the streets all da I read this book two weeks after the protests started in Egypt in early 2011 and the 58 short taxi driver stories put a modern country I know little about into perspective Through these experiences the reader can understand how all of the animosities and frustrations of common, everyday Egyptians toward their government ran by Mubarak for 30 years have festered, built up, and finally boiled over Unlike many government officials sitting in their office, the taxi drivers drive the streets all day long and can feel the pulse of the general populace and has a true sense where a nati...

  8. Taxi by Khaled AlKhamissiThe collection of small snippets of the conversations and happenings of taxi drivers in Cairo creates a wider portrayal of Egyptian society Revealing political sentiments although the author has to be extremely careful about what he actually says and how he says there are numerous footnotes that the author has added to reinforce his neutrality towards different political opinions in the book We are given characters who feel immense love for Egypt, and others who Taxi by Khaled AlKhamissiThe collection of small snippets of the conversations and happenings of taxi drivers in Cairo creates a wider portrayal of Egyptian society Revealing political sentiments although the author has to be extremely careful about what he actually says and how he says there are numerous footnotes that the author has added to reinforce his neutrality towards different political opinions in the book We are given characters who feel immense love for Egypt, and others who only dream to leave it We meet characters who see a future in Egypt, and others that have lost all hope in themselves and the system The system is what brings all of these taxi drivers together they are joint in the fact that they are victims of the system It is clear that these short stories are the calm before the storm There are bursts of anger that pop out from the stories, but there is an overwhelming sense of a building atmosphere that will soon explode into the Arab Spring ...

  9. Taxi is a book that written by Khaled Alkhamissi and translated by Jonathan Wright This book contains fifty eight short stories about different Egyptian drivers stories It talks about how the life of Egyptians people is hard and how they are suffering from bad government and poor economic life I like this book because I felt excited and interested when I started to read it and as I am a person who hates reading I had to find interesting book to motivates me to read and this book has succeede Taxi is a book that written by Khaled Alkhamissi and translated by Jonathan Wright This book contains fifty eight short stories about different Egyptian drivers stories It talks about how the life of Egyptians people is hard and how they are suffering from bad government and poor economic life I like this book because I felt excited and interested when I started to read it and as I am a person who hates reading I had to find interesting book to motivates me to read and thi...

  10. An excellent book that serves as a critique of the Egyptian society through the eyes of a particular social class, namely taxi drivers As the writer says in his introduction, those drivers have even deeper insights than some politicians Taxi drivers literally live on the street and meet all kinds of people, so they have very insightful opinions concerning the problems we suffer from in our Egyptian society They constitute a very poor social class, so they serve as a representation long suff An excellent book that serves as a critique of the Egyptian society through the eyes of a particular social class, namely taxi drivers As the writer says in his introduction, those drivers have even deeper insights than some politicians Taxi drivers literally live on the street and meet all kinds of people, so they have very insightful opinions concerning the problems we su...

  11. This book is about taxi drivers in Cairo If you think being a taxi driver is easy, think again Driving in NY or Chicago is a piece of cake compared to Cairo I only saw 2 spotlights the whole time I was in the city The book is good because 1 it gives personal stories of Cairo drivers, 2 there is a lot of social commentary on life in Egypt, 3 there is lots of commentary on politics in Egypt, 4 all this is put inside interesting anecdotes Although this isn t the best book in the world, This book is about taxi drivers in Cairo If you think being a taxi driver is easy, think again Driving in NY or Chicago is a piece of cake compared to Cairo I only saw 2 spotlights the whole time I was in the city The book is good because 1 it gives personal stories of Cairo drivers, 2 there is a lot of social commentary on life in Egypt, 3 there is lots of commentary on politics in Egypt, 4 all thi...

  12. 3 5 stars.I didn t finish this book I ended it on page 85 I really really like what I did read but I m not in the mood for nonfiction and can t see myself finishing this any time soon I will return to this book very soon because learning about middle eastern or particularly Egyptian l...

  13. absolutely loved this book I kept reading it and reading and reading I just couldn t put it down.

  14. I admire the capability of the writer to make a novel out of nowhere, very interesting.