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    • Ghali Diary Notebook 1 (24 May 1964 to 27 March 1965) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1964)
      This file contains the first diary Waguih Ghali kept while living in Rheydt, West Germany between 24 May 1964 and 11 February 1965. During that time Ghali was employed by the British Army Royal Pay Corps. As a result, he ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 2 (13 April 1965 to 11 October 1965) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1965)
      For the duration of this diary notebook, running from 13 April 1965 to 11 October 1965, Waguih Ghali continues to reside in Rheydt, West Germany. He regularly complains in these pages about his life in Rhyedt and contemplates ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 3 (13 October 1965 - 8 September 1966) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1965)
      This file contains the third volume of Waguih Ghali’s diary begun in Rheydt, West Germany, on 13 October 1965. Ghali describes suffering from severe depression in the closing months of 1965, and contemplates suicide. He ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 4 (26 September 1966 to 25 April 1967) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1966)
      This file contains the fourth diary notebook, composed while Waguih Ghali was living in London as a guest in the home of Diana Athill between 26 September 1966 to 25 April 1967. Ghali starts this diary during a trip to ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 5 (11 May 1967 - 3 January 1968) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1967)
      This file contains Waguih Ghali’s fifth dairy notebook. It was composed while he resided in London between 11 May 1967 and 3 January 1968. Ghali’s attentions turn toward Middle East politics following the Arab-Israeli war ...
    • Ghali Diary Notebook 6 (29 January 1968 - 26 December 1968) 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969 (1968)
      This file contains the sixth and final diary notebook composed by Waguih Ghali, beginning on 29 January 1968. The transcript of his BBC radio broadcast about his visit to Israel is published in The Listener in January 1968. ...
    • Ghali Unfinished Manuscript “Ashl A” 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969
      This file contains a fragment of a manuscript left unfinished at the time of Ghali’s death. The fragment is undated. It contains four pages of typescript and 37 handwritten pages. Set in an unidentified West German city ...
    • Ghali Unfinsihed Manuscript “Ashl B” 

      Ghali, Waguih, d. 1969
      Like “Ashl A,” this file contains a fragment of a manuscript left unfinished at the time of Ghali’s death. The file contains 34 handwritten pages and includes an editing note dating from October 1967. This fragment portrays ...
    • Letter 01 from Philip Roth to Diana Athill on August 18, 1963 

      Roth, Philip (1963-08-18)
      Philip Roth is giving information to Diana to pass on to Ghali, primarily the contact information for a Paul Engle, director of the Writers Workshop at the State University of Iowa. Roth thinks Ghali should get in touch ...
    • Letter 02 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill on September 28, 1963 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-09-28)
      Ghali talks to Diana about her possible marriage to a friend, Suzie's widower. Ghali implores her to not rush into a decision and to not forget how much she, as a person, is actually worth. He also explains how his time ...
    • Letter 03 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali seems to be in good spirits due to great weather and a new job in Scotland. He is going to start working for the British Army as a typist/translator. He plans to work there for a while, but does not want to go to ...
    • Letter 04 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill on October 10, 1963 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-10-10)
      Ghali tells Diana that he has been thinking of her since the next day is N.S. day and Diana must be in a state. He goes on to talk to her about a short story she wrote him. He says it is too refined for his liking, but ...
    • Letter 05 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill on October 23, 1963 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-10-23)
      Ghali is so excited to have read positive reviews in the paper for Diana's book. He then goes into details about the hierarchy of officers he spoke with when he tried to get his job at the British army base back. He often ...
    • Letter 06 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali writes this half on typewriter and half handwritten, because he had to pause his writing to finish some work. He concludes a previous conversation the two had on 'pangs' versus 'love' and agrees that Diana's views ...
    • Letter 08 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali speaks to Diana about the recent string of short stories she has written and praises them for their technical skill, but critiques Diana for writing too efficiently like an artisan. He insists that she should write ...
    • Letter 09 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali is having a lot of problems with publishers and is trying to separate his personal relationship at this time with Diana from all the publishing conflict. He wants to start handling the international rights to his ...
    • Letter 10 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill on November 6, 1963 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-11-06)
      Ghali harshly refers to a woman who is romantically interested in him and goes on to a long explanation of why he does not understand passion because he thinks love is just like a mathematical formula that necessitates ...
    • Letter 11 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill on November 29, 1963 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-11-29)
      Ghali begins by attempting to justify his criticisms of Diana's writing. He explains that he is not a true writer, but he loves reading and developing personal opinions on writings, which include criticisms. These criticisms ...
    • Letter 12 from Waguih Ghali to Diana Athill on December 4, 1963 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-12-04)
      Ghali begins by trying to console Diana about what he perceives as her recent writer's block/depression. He empathizes with the feeling of not being able to write anything and tells her that once he starts writing he cannot ...