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Strange Times, My Dear: The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature
Strange Times, My Dear: The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature
by Nahid Mozaffari and Ahmad Karimi Hakkak
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Women of Sand and Myrrh
Women of Sand and Myrrh
by Hanan Al Shaykh
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Candygirl: An Egyptian Novel
Candygirl: An Egyptian Novel
by M M Tawfik
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Trying to evade intelligence agencies out to assassinate him, the Cerebellum, an Egyptian scientist with a past association with the Iraqi nuclear program, rents a room on the roof of a brothel in a Cairo slum. His interaction with the other residents is... (read more)

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Tree of Pearls, Queen of Egypt
Tree of Pearls, Queen of Egypt
by Jurji Zaydan
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"A vindictive woman, political intrigue, and swashbuckling adventure define this first English translation of noted 19th century author Zaydan. Set in the 13th century after the Egyptians had defeated the Crusaders, Tree of Pearls, the late king's... (read more)

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Zarife (Turkish Literature)
Zarife (Turkish Literature)
by Deniz Kavukcuoglu
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Zarife aspires to leave her poverty-stricken existence and is drawn into the deceptively seedy world of the super-rich. She manages to become one of the wealthiest—and therefore, most respectable—women in Turkey, but does so using a... (read more)

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Zeina
Zeina
by Nawal El-saadawi
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‘A poignant and brave writer Marie Claire ‘Nawal El Saadawi is a formidable force in the international world of literature. Philip Womack, New Humanist Bodour, a distinguished literary critic, carries with her a dark secret. As a young... (read more)

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Drumbeat: A Modern Arabic Novel
Drumbeat: A Modern Arabic Novel
by Mohamed El-bisatie
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In a fictional Gulf country, with its gleaming glass towers and imported greenery, the routine of day-to-day life is suddenly interrupted when the national football team qualifies for the World Cup. The Emir issues an edict ordering all native Emiratis... (read more)

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A Perfect Peace (Harvest in Translation)
A Perfect Peace (Harvest in Translation)
by Amos Oz
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“Oz’s strangest, riskiest, and richest novel.” —Washington Post Book World Israel, just before the Six-Day War. On a kibbutz, the country’s founders and their children struggle to come to terms with their land and with each... (read more)

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The Lotus People
The Lotus People
by Aziz Hassim
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Black Magic (Modern Arabic Literature)
Black Magic (Modern Arabic Literature)
by Hamdy El-gazzar
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As a fourteen-year-old, Nasir was entranced by his father's gift of a camera, finding in it the means both to possess beauty and to assert himself. Now a hack working for state television, Nasir meets Fatin, an independent woman older than himself who... (read more)

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Dates on My Fingers
Dates on My Fingers
by Muhsin Al-ramli
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Saleem, fed up with all the violence, religiosity, and strict family hierarchies of his Iraqi village, flees to Spain to establish a new life for himself. But his lonely exile is turned upside down when he encounters his father, Noah, in a Madrid... (read more)

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The Collar and the Bracelet (Modern Arabic Literature)
The Collar and the Bracelet (Modern Arabic Literature)
by Yahya Taher Abdullah
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Set in the ancient Upper Egyptian village of Karnak against the backdrop of the British campaigns in Sudan, the Second World War, and the war in Palestine, The Collar and the Bracelet is the stunning saga of the Bishari family a family ripped apart by... (read more)

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Rama and the Dragon (Modern Arabic Literature)
Rama and the Dragon (Modern Arabic Literature)
by Edwar Al-kharrat
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Rama and the Dragon, a multi-layered novel about the depths of human experience and the struggle between polarities, on the surface presents a love story of unrequited passion between Rama the symbol of multiplicity and creativity and Mikhail the symbol... (read more)

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Stealth
Stealth
by Sonallah Ibrahim
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Always Coca-Cola
Always Coca-Cola
by Alexandra Chreiteh
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Blue Has No South
Blue Has No South
by Alex Epstein
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"The title gives a strong indication of what to expect from this flash fiction collection from Israeli author Epstein. With more than 100 short-short stories (many no longer than a few lines), there's a frenetic buzz of activity, with recurring themes... (read more)

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At the Wall of the Almighty (Emerging Voices)
At the Wall of the Almighty (Emerging Voices)
by Farnoosh Moshiri
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The Last Patriarch
The Last Patriarch
by Najat El Hachmi
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An explosive novel which pits fathers against daughters and duty against desire. Straight talking and fiery, Mimoun's daughter is everything he wishes she weren't. When he leaves Morocco for Catalonia, he wants to improve his own life without allowing... (read more)

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The Magic of Turquoise
The Magic of Turquoise
by Mai Khaled
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Was Nirvana's near-fatal accident at sea simply a case of bad timing, or was it attempted suicide? And what was so important about an unread email that made her jump recklessly into the Mediterranean? As Leila tries to make sense of her aunt's fate... (read more)

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Lord
Lord
by Soraya Antonius
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