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...
Out of the Desert: My Journey from Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil

Out of the Desert: My Journey from Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil

“If I, a poverty-stricken Bedouin kid born in a desert, can make...

The Writing in the Stone

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Writings from Ancient Egypt

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Koum Tara: Chaâbi, Jazz and Strings

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

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Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

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Christmas and the Qur'an

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Egyptian Belly Dance in Transition: The Raqṣ Sharqī Revolution, 1890–1930

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The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

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The Salukis in My Life: Here, There and Everywhere from the Arab World to China

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Scents and Flavors: A Syrian Cookbook

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The Taste of Egypt: Home Cooking from the Middle East

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