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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
by Marjane Satrapi
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From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazines No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be. Alison Bechdels Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a... (read more)

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The Conference of The Birds (Penguin Classics)
The Conference of The Birds (Penguin Classics)
by Farid Ud Din Attar
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The acclaimed translation of a magnificent work of Persian poetry—now updated with new material Composed in the twelfth century in northeastern Iran, Farid Attar’s great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian... (read more)

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I Saw Ramallah
I Saw Ramallah
by Murid Barghuthi
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Embroideries
Embroideries
by Marjane Satrapi
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“Tantalizing . . . Bold, bewitchingly humorous and politically astute . . . A cheeky and knowing peek at the loves, sexual histories and marital secrets of . . . these beautiful and seductive women.” Elle “Endearing . . . A wicked read.&... (read more)

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Cities of Salt
Cities of Salt
by Abdelrahman Munif
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"The only serious work of fiction that tries to show the effect of oil, Americans and the local oligarchy on a Gulf country."--Edward W... (read more)

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Liberated Bride (03 Edition)
Liberated Bride (03 Edition)
by A. B. Yehoshua
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "A world-class writer at the height of his powers." --The Boston Globe Yochanan Rivlin, professor of Near Eastern studies at Haifa University, is a man of boundless and often naïve curiosity. His wife Hagit is tolerant of... (read more)

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Women of Sand and Myrrh
Women of Sand and Myrrh
by Hanan Al Shaykh
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Drowned Book Ecstatic & Earthy Reflectio
Drowned Book Ecstatic & Earthy Reflectio
by Rumi
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“We will return to this extraordinary Sufi book again and again to whet our appetite for yearning, mystery, and grace.” Spirituality and... (read more)

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In the Land of Israel
In the Land of Israel
by Amos Oz
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“An exemplary instance of a writer using his craft to come to grips with what is happening politically and to illuminate certain aspects of Israeli society that have generally been concealed by polemical formulas.” —The New York Times... (read more)

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Mr. Mani
Mr. Mani
by A. B. Yehoshua
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Mr. Mani is a deeply affecting six-generation family saga, extending from nineteenth century Greece and Poland to British-occupied Palestine to German-occupied Crete and ultimately to modern Israel. The narrative moves through time and is told in five... (read more)

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A Tale of Love and Darkness
A Tale of Love and Darkness
by Amos Oz
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“Oz lifts the veil on kibbutz existence without palaver. His pinpoint descriptions are pared to perfection . . . His people twitch with life.” — Scotsman In Between Friends, Amos Oz returns to the kibbutz of the late 1950s, the time and... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
by Richard F. Burton and A. S. Byatt
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"[A] book...that captivates in childhood, and still delights in age."... (read more)

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Bliss (03 Edition)
Bliss (03 Edition)
by Ronit Matalon
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Set in Tel Aviv and Paris, a powerful story of love, friendship, regret, and war, as current as today's headlines Ronit Matalon's fiction has been praised as "haunting," "inventive," "refreshingly daring." Now in a graceful, illuminating second novel... (read more)

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Be My Knife
Be My Knife
by David Grossman
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When the awkward, neurotic and childlike Yair, a seller of rare books, sees a beautiful woman across the room at a class reunion he feels compelled to write to her. So begins a love affair of words between two married, middle-aged adults, dissatisfied... (read more)

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In Search of Walid Masoud (Middle East Literature in Translation)
In Search of Walid Masoud (Middle East Literature in Translation)
by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra
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Age of Wonders
Age of Wonders
by Aharon Appelfeld
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Scattered Crumbs (03 Edition)
Scattered Crumbs (03 Edition)
by Muhsin Al-ramli
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A Mansion in the Sky and Other Short Stories
A Mansion in the Sky and Other Short Stories
by Goli Taraghi
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The Story of Zahra
The Story of Zahra
by Hanan Shaykh
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Wild Thorns (Emerging Voices)
Wild Thorns (Emerging Voices)
by Sahar Khalifeh
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