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  • Syria Speaks
    Syria Speaks (English, Paperback) Malu Halasa

    A unique anthology - the first book to provide a window into Syrian art and writing since the uprising - it will feature work by 18 writers and 17 artists, many of whom are still based in Syria. Contributors include Ali Ferzat, Samar Yazbek, Khaled Khalifa and Robin Yassin-Kassab.

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  • The Things I Would Tell You
    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 art-ists leading the way on the UK's spoken word scene. Extensive PR campaign planned for publication.

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  • Don't Panic, I'm Islamic
    Don't Panic, I'm Islamic (English, Paperback) Leila Aboulela

    Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Words and Pictures on How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Alien Next Door is a collection of satirical writings, cartoons and art by writers and artists from around the world.

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  • Black Britain
    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.

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  • The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty
    The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty (English, Paperback) Ilan Pappe

    Ilan Pappe, renowned Israeli historian and social activist, presents a spellbinding account of the Husayni family and the role they played throughout the modern history of Palestine. Viewed through the prism of one family, the book sheds new light on crucial events and provides an unforgettable picture of the Palestinian tragedy in its entirety.

    $18.27 $29.75
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  • The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Multiple languages, Paperback) Amin Maalouf

    Sifts through the works of a score of contemporary Arab chroniclers of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants in the events. This book retells their stories in their own style, giving us a vivid portrait of a society rent by internal conflicts, and shaken by a traumatic encounter with an alien culture.

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  • The Calligrapher's Garden
    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.

    $14.12 $14.95
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  • All My Friends are Superheroes
    All My Friends are Superheroes (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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  • The Battle for British Islam: Reclaiming Muslim Identity from Extremism 2016
    The Battle for British Islam: Reclaiming Muslim Identity from Extremism 2016 (English, Paperback) Sara Khan, Tony McMahon

    Long-standing, award-winning Muslim human rights campaigner Sara Khan courageously takes on the extremists within her faith whose ideology has made it easier for terrorists to recruit young Britons. This important and timely book will be a major news story this autumn.

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  • I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See: Photographs from the Refugee Crisis 2017
    I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See: Photographs from the Refugee Crisis 2017 (English, Paperback)

    In October 2015, photographer Giles Duley was commissioned by the UNHCR to document the refugee crisis.

    $36.32
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  • The Arabic Alphabet
    The Arabic Alphabet (English, Paperback) Nicholas Awde, Putros Samano

    Ever larger numbers of people are starting to learn Arabic, while even more have some contact with the Arab world. This book proceeds step-by-step through the letters of the Arabic alphabet, showing the sounds they stand for and how they are combined into words.

    $11.73

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  • A Concise History of the Arabs
    A Concise History of the Arabs (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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  • Enemy on the Euphrates
    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.

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  • A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is
    A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is (Hardback) John McHugo

    A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is is an essential guide to understanding the genesis, development and manipulation of one of the greatest schisms that has come to define Islam and the Muslim world.

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  • Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life 2016
    Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life 2016 (Paperback) Sayed Kashua

    From the events of his everyday life, Kashua brings forth a series of brilliant, caustic, wry, and earless reflections on social and cultural dynamics as experienced by someone who straddles two societies. Amusing and sincere, Native - a selection of his popular columns - is comprised of unrestrained, profoundly thoughtful personal dispatches.

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  • Islamic State
    Islamic State (Paperback) Abdel-Bari Atwan

    Packed full of information, this book offers a unique and indispensable insight into the origins and operations of IS. Atwan, a well-known Arab journalist and expert on extremist groups, had exclusive access to militants close to IS and his findings are based on interviews with jihadists who were in the same cell as Baghdadi.

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  • An Imam in Paris
    An Imam in Paris (English, Paperback) Rifa'a Al-Tahtawi

    An Imam in Paris (Takhlis al-Ibriz fi Talkhis Bariz), is one of the earliest records of the Muslim encounter with Enlightenment-era European ideas. Al-Tahtawi's book helped introduce ideas of modernity to his native land.

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  • Why Yemen Matters
    Why Yemen Matters (English, Paperback) Helen Lackner

    This multi-authored volume suggests solutions to Yemen's most pressing challenges as the country seeks to implement a far-reaching political and economic transition. Contributors provide innovative analysis that will be an invaluable resource for academics, journalists, development workers, diplomats, politicians, and students.

    $26.52 $34.95
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  • Keep Your Eye on the Wall
    Keep Your Eye on the Wall (English, Hardback) Olivia Snaije

    Keep Your Eye on the Wall brings together seven award-winning artist-photographers and four essayists, all responding to the Wall that suurounds Gaza in images or words. A beautifully packaged book published in a concertina format, with a foreword from Raja Shehadeh

    $48.37 $69.95
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  • A to Z of Arabic-English-Arabic Translation
    A to Z of Arabic-English-Arabic Translation (Multiple languages, Paperback) Ronak Husni, Daniel L. Newman

    This A to Z is the first book to both highlight common translation pitfalls and adopt a bidirectional approach, by addressing problems relating to both Arabic - English and English - Arabic translation.

    $23.97 $27.95
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