Books in category Literary Collections – Middle Eastern

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    قصه پریشانی زنان
    تسلیمه نسرین

    Poems by Taslima Nasrin, Translated by Abbas Shokri

  • 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.

  • جنگ زمان ۱۱
    منصور کوشان

    Persian quarterly on literature, Culture and Art. Editor in Chief: Mansour Koushan

  • The Neighbors

    The Neighbors
    Ahmad Mahmoud, Nastaran Kherad

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

  • Israel Palestine and Peace

    Israel, Palestine and Peace
    Amos Oz

    As a founding member of the Peace Now movement, Oz has spent over thirty-five years speaking out on this issue, and these powerful essays and speeches span an important and formative period for understanding today's tension and crises.

  • 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.

  • Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt

    Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt
    Deborah Starr

    Through detailed analysis of these texts, which include contemporary novels written in Arabic and Hebrew as well as Egyptian films, the implications of the close relationship between colonialism and cosmopolitanism are explored.

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