Once The 'Jon Stewart Of Egypt,' Bassem Youssef Is Reinventing Himself In America
In his first children's book, "The Magical Reality of Nadia," the cardiac surgeon and political satirist argues that being different is a strength.
Bassem Youssef is a cardiac surgeon who took on the issues of the day in his native Egypt as the host of a weekly television show. His political satire led to Youssef eventually fleeing his homeland for the United States. He explains the inspiration for his latest venture, a children's book.
- Bassem Youssef, co-author of "The Magical Reality of Nadia"