Just in time for the first anniversary of the Egyptian uprising, two new books, 'Revolution 2.0' by Wael Ghonim and 'Liberation Square' by Ashraf Khalil, relive the glorious days, but don’t tell us what happens next. By Thanassis Cambanis.
Thanassis Cambanis, a fellow at The Century Foundation, is a columnist for The Boston Globe and a correspondent for The Atlantic. He is writing a book about Egypt's revolutionaries. He is the author of A Privilege to Die: Inside Hezbollah’s Legions and Their Endless War Against Israel, and blogs at thanassiscambanis.com.
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