The Magnificent Conman of Cairo: A Novel

The Magnificent Conman of Cairo: A Novel

In this underrated piece of Arab literature, we follow the lives of...
Parwana: Recipes and Stories From an Afghan Kitchen

Parwana: Recipes and Stories From an Afghan Kitchen

Afghani-born restaurateur Durkhanai Ayubi honors her parents, Zelmai and...
The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival

The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival

The Merchant of Syria tells the inspiring story of Abu Chaker (1921...
Architecture of the Islamic West: North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula, 700–1800

Architecture of the Islamic West: North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula, 700–1800

Books about the arts of al-Andalus and the Maghrib typically focus on a...
AUB and Ras Beirut in 150 Years of Photographs

AUB and Ras Beirut in 150 Years of Photographs

This coffee-table volume of photography focusing on the American...
The Tentmakers of Cairo: Egypt’s Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft

The Tentmakers of Cairo: Egypt’s Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft

This book is a model of how to make the fruit of specialized academic...
Mr Five Per Cent: The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man

Mr Five Per Cent: The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man

When Armenian Turkish businessman Calouste Gulbenkian died in 1955, Life...
Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War

Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War

Today, many only know Syria as a geopolitical disaster and humanitarian...
The Land Beyond: A Thousand Miles on Foot Through the Heart of the Middle East

The Land Beyond: A Thousand Miles on Foot Through the Heart of the Middle East

At one point in this personal account of a long-distance trek across the...
Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

British archeologist Austen Henry Layard discovered the first pieces of...

Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

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Classical Poems by Arab Women: A Bilingual Anthology

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Palmyra: An Irreplaceable Treasure

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The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China

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The Essential Herodotus

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The Kurds: A Modern History

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Tippu Tip: Ivory, Slavery and Discovery in the Scramble for Africa

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Visit the Old City of Aleppo: Come with Tamim to a World Heritage Site

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Coastline: The Food of Mediterranean Italy, France, & Spain

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Istanbul & Beyond: Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey

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