• "This superbly written book documents the great victories - and terrible setbacks - of a people thirsting for democracy and social justice"

    Owen Jones on The Egyptians
  • "I started reading this and couldn't stop. A remarkable piece of work and very revealing"

    Noam Chomsky on The Egyptians
  • "The deepest and most comprehensive account of Egypt's revolution in the English language"

    Paul Mason on The Egyptians
  • "Jack Shenker cuts through the complacent clichés and self-flattering illusions of foreign correspondents and experts to produce an intimate and comprehensive portrait of contemporary Egypt, which is as historically informed as it is politically shrewd"

    Pankaj Mishra on The Egyptians