Books in category Literary Collections – Middle Eastern

  • Between Night and Morn

    Between Night and Morn
    Kahlil Gibran

    In this volume of early writings, Gibran’s simple yet lyrical style crosses from prose to poetry and yields insight into his dedication and inner vision of beauty, including the tale of a strange hermit in “The Tempest,” the discovery …

  • The Revolt of the Young

    The Revolt of the Young

    The essays present readers with a voice from the past, with uncanny foretelling of issues raised by the events that occurred in Egypt more than twenty years after al-Hakim’s death.

  • The Neighbors

    The Neighbors
    Ahmad Mahmoud, Nastaran Kherad

    This is the first time one of Ahmad Mahmoud’s novels has appeared in English translation.

  • Arabian Nights in 16 volumes Volume V Volume 5

    Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes: Volume V, Volume 5

    Originating in Persian, Indian, and Arabic sources as far back as the ninth century AD, this collection of bawdy tales-which Burton was the first to bring to English readers in uncensored form-has exerted incalculable influence on modern …

  • rhadopis of nubia

    rhadopis of nubia
    naguib mahfouz, Anthony Calderbank

    Against the background of the high politics of Sixth Dynasty Egypt, a powerful love grows between Rhadopis, a courtesan whose ravishing beauty is unmatched in time or place, and youthful, headstrong Pharaoh Merenra II, worshiped by his …

  • Arabian Nights in 16 volumes Volume VII Volume 7

    Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes: Volume VII, Volume 7
    A. V. Williams Jackson, Romesh C. Dutt

    Originating in Persian, Indian, and Arabic sources as far back as the ninth century AD, this collection of bawdy tales-which Burton was the first to bring to English readers in uncensored form-has exerted incalculable influence on modern …

  • Scents and Flavors

    Scents and Flavors

    Scents and Flavors quickly became a bestseller during this golden age of cookbooks, and remains today a delectable read for epicures and cultural historians alike.

  • Arab Women s Lives Retold

    Arab Women’s Lives Retold
    Nawar Al-Hassan Golley

    Even as the collection dismantles standard notions of Arab female subservience, the works presented here go well beyond the confines of those traditional boundaries.

  • A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran

    A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran

    Works on joy and sorrow, life and love, by Kahlil Gibran, one of the most celebrated modern philosophers In this magnificent volume, Gibran’s writings have been translated from their native Arabic to English by Anthony Rizcallah Ferris.

  • Dreaming the Actual

    Dreaming the Actual
    Miriyam Glazer

    This anthology of contemporary fiction and poetry by Israeli women writers includes works originally written in Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, and English.

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