Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs

6 Featured Titles

Sort: Author  Date  Format  Price  Title


Exam Copy
Rebel Music
Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Written by Hisham Aidi


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-42490-8 (0-375-42490-3)

This fascinating, timely, and important book on the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world looks at how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the West’s policies in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
One Thousand and One Nights
A Retelling
Written by Hanan al-Shaykh
Foreword by Mary Gaitskill


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94899-1 (0-307-94899-4)

Passed down over centuries from India, Persia, and across the Arab world, the mesmerizing stories of One Thousand and One Nights are related by the beautiful, young Shahrazad as she attempts to delay her execution. Retold in modern English by the acclaimed Lebanese author Hanan al-Shaykh, here are stories of the real and the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Nothing More to Lose

Written by Najwan Darwish
Translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
Publisher: NYRB Poets
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-59017-730-3 (1-59017-730-4)

Nothing More to Lose is the first collection of poems by Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish to appear in English. Darwish’s poetry evokes despair and resistance, and walks the line between dark humor and harsh political realities. With incisive imagery and passionate lyricism, Darwish confronts themes of equality and justice while offering... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Exam Copy
The Israeli Solution
A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East
Written by Caroline Glick


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-34806-5 (0-385-34806-1)

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Exam Copy
The Invention of the Land of Israel
From Holy Land to Homeland
Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by Geremy Forman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Verso
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-78168-083-4 (1-78168-083-3)

What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land? Following the acclaimed and controversial The Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sand examines the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35155-3 (0-385-35155-0)

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Page 1 of 1