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...

Precious Indian Weapons and Other Princely Accoutrements

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Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom: The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641–1699

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The Hunt in Arabic Poetry: From Heroic to Lyric to Metapoetic

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The Mapmaker's Daughter: The Confessions of Nurbanu Sultan 1525–1583

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

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The Scent of Jasmine: Coming of Age in Jerusalem and Damascus

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Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

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Africa Solo: My World Record Race from Cairo to Cape Town

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Andalusia of Love (Andalus al-Hob)

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Art, Trade and Culture in the Islamic World and Beyond: From the Fatimids to the Mughals

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Deeper Than Indigo: Tracing Thomas Machell, Forgotten Explorer

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