1177 B.C.:  The Year Civilization Collapsed

1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed

 Revised during a pivotal time in history—2020—to...
Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day

Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day

Writer, translator and storyteller Wafa’ Tarnowska’s...
Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt: Her Life and Afterlife

Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt: Her Life and Afterlife

The unearthing of Nefertiti's 3,000-year-old bust in 1912 has...
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 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...
Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking

Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking

Julie Ann Sageer earned her nickname “Julie Taboulie” from...
The Aleppo Cookbook: Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria

The Aleppo Cookbook: Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria

Considering the recent fate of Aleppo, it is easy to be distracted from...
Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City

Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City

In this timely publication, as Syria’s second city suffers from...

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

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Buying Time: Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean

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Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan

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Medieval Empires and the Culture of Competition: Literary Duels at Islamic and Christian Courts

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The Mercantile Effect: Art and Exchange in the Islamicate World during the 17th and 18th Centuries

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Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830–1920

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Printed in Beirut

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A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

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The United States through Arab Eyes: An Anthology of Writings (1876–1914)

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

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Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War

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Gardens of Renaissance Europe and the Islamic Empires: Encounters and Confluences

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