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...

A History of the Worlds in Sixteen Shipwrecks

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An Alexandria Anthology: Travel Writing through the Centuries

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Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood—A History in Thirteen Centuries

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Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants

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Equator Crossings: Travelogue Extraordinary

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Living in Romantic Baghdad: An American Memoir of Teaching and Travel in Iraq, 1924-1947

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Olives, Lemons & Za'atar

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On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

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Strangers in the West: The Syrian Colony of New York City, 1880-1900

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