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 Neighbors

    The Neighbors
    Ahmad Mahmoud, Nastaran Kherad

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

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Kurgan

    Kurgan
    H Saban Boztas

    Full of thrilling settings and exciting characters, this is a book that asks what makes life truly worthwhile: status and fame, or faith and love?

  • 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.

  • Arabian Nights in 16 volumes Volume X Volume 10

    Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes: Volume X, Volume 10

    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 …

  • The Literature of Ancient Egypt

    The Literature of Ancient Egypt
    William Kelly Simpson, Robert Kriech Ritner

    Presents annotated translations of papyrus writings and tomb inscriptions from the middle and late periods of ancient Egypt.

  • Woman at Point Zero

    Woman at Point Zero
    Nawal El Saadawi

    This classic novel has been an inspiration to countless people across the world. Saadawi's searing indictment of society's brutal treatment of women continues to resonate today.

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