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  • The Things I Would Tell You by Sabrina Mahfouz
    The Things I Would Tell You (English, Paperback) Sabrina Mahfouz

    Unique anthology celebrating British women writers from a Muslim heritage. Writers include literary heavyweights such as Adhaf Soueif, Leila Aboulela and Kamila Shamsie, as well as young emerging artists leading the way on the UK's spoken word scene. Extensive PR campaign planned for publication.

    $12.57 $15.95
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  • Elsewhere, Home by Leila Aboulela
    Elsewhere, Home (English, Paperback) Leila Aboulela

    Short stories at their most moving and immediate; this new collection from prize-winning author Leila Aboulela spans twenty years of her work.

    $10.25 $12.14
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  • Syria by John McHugo
    Syria (English, Paperback) John McHugo

    An enlightening and authoritative history, explaining both the creation and unravelling of the current Syrian regime and the roots of the broader Middle East conflict. A rare and accessible guide to a complex nation. Fully updated edition with 5 maps.

    $13.00 $14.63
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  • And Then God Created the Middle East and Said 'Let There Be Breaking News' by Karl reMarks
    And Then God Created the Middle East and Said 'Let There Be Breaking News' (English, Paperback) Karl reMarks

    First book of remarks and sketches from hugely popular Middle East blogger Karl Sharro.

    $7.39 $9.99
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  • Unspeakable Love by Brian Whitaker
    Unspeakable Love (English, Paperback) Brian Whitaker

    Amid all the talk of reform in the Middle East, homosexuality is one issue that almost everyone in the region would prefer to ignore. Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable Love draws long overdue attention to this crucial subject.

    $13.19 $23.25
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  • Enemy on the Euphrates by Ian Rutledge
    Enemy on the Euphrates (English, Paperback) Ian Rutledge

    New paperback edition of critically acclaimed, lively and gripping account of the British invasion and occupation of Iraq and of the Arab revolt against it, the most serious armed uprising against British rule in the twentieth century. Vividly brings to life key players such as Winston Churchill, T.E. Lawrence, Gertrude Bell, Sir Mark Sykes.

    $13.73 $18.95
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  • Dubrovnik by Robin Harris
    Dubrovnik (English, Paperback) Robin Harris

    Since emerging as a settlement in the seventh century, Dubrovnik held a significant position beyond what could have been expected of this tiny city-state. This is a comprehensive history of Dubrovnik's progress over centuries of European development, encompassing arts, architecture, social and economic changes and the traumas of war and politics.

    $21.06 $26.95
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  • Palestine in Black and White by Mohammad Sabaaneh
    Palestine in Black and White (English, Paperback) Mohammad Sabaaneh

    An intimate and powerful portrayal of life under occupation in Palestine, from cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh.

    $12.46 $14.63
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  • Beyond the Veil by Fatema Mernissi
    Beyond the Veil (English, Paperback) Fatema Mernissi

    Mernissi explores the historical links between the religion of Islam, the societal oppression of women, and the suppression of democracy in predominantly Muslim nations.

    $18.13 $32.50
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  • Yemen in Crisis by Helen Lackner
    Yemen in Crisis (English, Hardback) Helen Lackner

    This is the definitive, readable study by eminent expert Helen Lackner revealing the conflicts that threaten Yemen's very survival.

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  • All My Friends are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman
    All My Friends are Superheroes (English, Paperback) Andrew Kaufman

    All Tom's friends really are superheroes. Tom even married a superhero, the Perfectionist. But six months later, the Perfectionist is sure that Tom has abandoned her, so she's moving to Vancouver. With no idea that Tom's beside her, she boards the plane. Tom has, until they touch down, to convince her he's there, or he loses her forever.

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  • A Concise History of the Arabs by John McHugo
    A Concise History of the Arabs (English, Paperback) John McHugo

    New and updated edition covering fourteen centuries of Arab history, from the rise of Islam to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings. Well received this is an accessible introduction to the history of the Arab world for the general reader. Contains nine maps, glossary, notes, bibliography, suggestions for further reading and index.

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  • Contemporary Iranian Art by Hamid Keshmirshekan
    Contemporary Iranian Art (English, Hardback) Hamid Keshmirshekan

    The definitive book about 20th and 21st century Iranian art renowned art historian, Hamid Keshmirshekan, the editor-in-chief of the bilingual Quarterly, Art Tomorrow, and a visiting professor at the University of Oxford. This book contains 379 full colour images, covering a broad range of artists residing both in and outside Iran.

    $49.60 $69.95
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  • Sexuality in Islam by Abdelwahab Bouhdiba
    Sexuality in Islam (English, Paperback) Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Drawing on both Arabic and Western sources, the author describes the place of sexuality in the traditional Islamic world view.

    $19.22 $24.95
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  • Memoirs of a Woman Doctor by Nawal el Saadawi
    Memoirs of a Woman Doctor (English, Paperback) Nawal el Saadawi

    New edition of bestselling novel from Egypt's foremost feminist and award-winning author, based on her own experience

    $10.48 $11.95
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  • The Calligrapher's Garden by Hassan Massoudy
    The Calligrapher's Garden (English, Paperback) Hassan Massoudy

    Hassan Massoudy's elegant calligraphy depicts the four seasons of the garden. From the icy palettes of winter and the fading hues of autumn to delicate spring growth and the dazzling sunshine and blooms of summer, he captures in calligraphy what countless poets have wrought with words.

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  • Modern Arabic Short Stories by Daniel L. Newman
    Modern Arabic Short Stories (Multiple languages, Paperback) Daniel L. Newman, Ronak Husni

    Features twelve stories by contemporary masters from Morocco to Iraq. The twelve stories collected here in this work are by leading authors of the short story form in the Middle East. It is intended for students of Arabic as well as lovers of literature who wish to broaden their appreciation of the work of Middle Eastern writers.

    $16.18 $21.95
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  • Black Britain by Paul Gilroy
    Black Britain (English, Paperback) Paul Gilroy

    People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited Great Britain for centuries. Professor Paul Gilroy has assembled a living visual history of their social life in the modern British Isles. Published in association with Getty Images,this volume faeture 321 b&w photographs, commentary by Paul Gilroy and a preface from Professor Stuart Hall.

    $25.28 $35.00
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  • Desert Songs of the Night
    Desert Songs of the Night (English, Paperback)

    A compelling landmark anthology by two of the world's leading scholars of Arabic literature, it will become the key reference text of our age. With translated extracts of works by famous and lesser known but equally significant authors, it will appeal to those with an interest in world literatures and in Arab culture and history.

    $14.80 $18.95
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  • The Azerbaijani Kitchen by Tahir Amiraslanov
    The Azerbaijani Kitchen (English, Hardback) Tahir Amiraslanov, Leyla Rahmanova

    Full of mouth-watering recipes, this book is a wonderful introduction to Azerbaijani cuisine. Featuring over one hundred recipes and colour photographs, with recipes that are clear and easy to follow. This is authentic and exciting food, perfect for everyday eating and entertaining alike, presented in an attractive package.

    $19.96 $29.95
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