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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi
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Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged... (read more)

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Journey Into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization
Journey Into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization
by Akbar Ahmed
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Globalization, the war on terror, and Islamic fundamentalismfollowed closely by a rise in Islamophobiahave escalated tensions between Western nations and the Muslim world. Yet internationally renowned Islamic scholar Akbar Ahmed believes that through... (read more)

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Hatred's Kingdom
Hatred's Kingdom
by Dore Gold
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Dore Gold, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. and internationally known Middle East expert, uses previously unpublished intelligence documents to piece together the links between the current wave of global terrorism-from the World Trade Center to Bali,... (read more)

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The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
by Amin Maalouf
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Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia
Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia
by Michael Korda
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From Michael Korda, author of the New York Times bestselling Eisenhower biography Ike and the captivating Battle of Britain book With Wings Like Eagles, comes the critically-acclaimed definitive biography of T. E. Lawrence—the legendary British... (read more)

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Eqbal Ahmad: Confronting Empire
Eqbal Ahmad: Confronting Empire
by Eqbal Ahmad
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In 1997, at a remarkable weekend-long tribute to the legendary Eqbal Ahmad, the Palestinian scholar and author Edward W. Said urged Ahmad not to leave his "words scattered to the winds, or even recorded on tape, but collected and published in several... (read more)

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Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West
Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West
by Dore Gore
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Former U.N. Ambassador Dore Gold shows why engaging Iran through diplomacy is not only futile but also could be deadly. In the West, liberal politicians and pundits are calling for renewed diplomatic engagement with Iran, convinced that Tehran will... (read more)

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Istanbul: Memories and the City
Istanbul: Memories and the City
by Orhan Pamuk
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Weaving history with observations of people, places, and art, Pamuk shows Istanbul's transformation from the seat of faded imperial glory to the capital of a modern nation at the dizzying crossroads of East and West.... (read more)

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Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
by Max Blumenthal
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In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the... (read more)

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Evil Cradling
Evil Cradling
by Brian Keenan
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Brian Keenan's release from captivity was the first ray of hope for those hostages held in the Middle East. He describes the plight of his fellow hostages with first-hand knowledge. The language he uses reflects his past efforts as a poet in describing... (read more)

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Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Journal of Democracy Book)
Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Journal of Democracy Book)
by Larry Diamond
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Islam and Democracy in the Middle East provides a comprehensive assessment of the origins and staying power of Middle East autocracies, as well as a sober account of the struggles of state reformers and opposition forces to promote civil liberties... (read more)

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The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books)
The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books)
by Akbar Ganji
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Akbar Ganji, called by some Iran's most famous dissident, was a commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But, troubled by the regime's repressive nature, he became an investigative journalist in the 1990s, writing for Iran's pro-democracy... (read more)

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Behind the Veil of Vice
Behind the Veil of Vice
by John Bradley
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The Middle East has long been something of a mystery to Westerners, and in particular, the sexual mores of the region continue to fascinate. Arabs are often described as being in a state of Islam-induced sexual anxiety and young Muslims frustrations are... (read more)

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The Blood of Abraham: Insights Into the Middle East
The Blood of Abraham: Insights Into the Middle East
by Jimmy Carter
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In a new edition of this national bestseller, Carter demystifies the history of each of the nations that comprise the Middle East, the reasons for their different goals, and the nature of their prime concerns--and provides an enlightened and reconciling... (read more)

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Assassins of the Turquoise Palace
Assassins of the Turquoise Palace
by Roya Hakakian
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On the evening of September 17, 1992, eight leading members of the Iranian and Kurdish opposition had gathered at a little-known restaurant in Berlin when two darkly-clad men burst through the entrance. Within moments, the roar of a machine gun filled... (read more)

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Muqtada: Muqtada Al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq
Muqtada: Muqtada Al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq
by Patrick Cockburn
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Time magazine listed him as one of its "100 People Who Shape Our World." Newsweek featured him on its cover under the headline "How Al-Sadr May Control U.S. Fate in Iraq." Paul Bremer denounced him as a "Bolshevik Islamist" and ordered that he be... (read more)

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Israel in the World: Changing Lives Through Innovation
Israel in the World: Changing Lives Through Innovation
by Helen Davis
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This colorful volume takes an in-depth look at a remarkable achievement: how one small and very young country has successfully become one of the world's technological leaders. From agriculture to medicine, Israel stands right at the forefront of... (read more)

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Path Out of the Desert (08 Edition)
Path Out of the Desert (08 Edition)
by Kenneth Pollack
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The greatest danger to Americas peace and prosperity, notes leading Middle East policy analyst Kenneth M. Pollack, lies in the political repression, economic stagnation, and cultural conflict running rampant in Arab and Muslim nations. Pollack asserts... (read more)

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The Two Faces of Islam: Saudi Fundamentalism and Its Role in Terrorism
The Two Faces of Islam: Saudi Fundamentalism and Its Role in Terrorism
by Stephen Schwartz
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An expose on America's profound ignorance on Islam.... (read more)

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Faith Misplaced: The Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations: 1820-2001
Faith Misplaced: The Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations: 1820-2001
by Ussama Makdisi
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In this riveting account of U.S.-Arab relations, award-winning author Ussama Makdisi explores why Arabs once had a favorable view of America and why they no longer do. Firmly rejecting the spurious notion of a civilizational clash between Islam and the... (read more)

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