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6 Featured Titles

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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.

April 29, 2014
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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 >
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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)

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Menachem Begin
The Battle for Israel's Soul
Written by Daniel Gordis

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-8052-4312-3 (0-8052-4312-7)

A fascinating biography of the sixth prime minister of Israel that explains how the pre-state terrorist became the first Israeli leader to sign a peace treaty with an Arab country.

Reviled as a fascist demagogue by his great rival Ben-Gurion, venerated by Israel’s underclass, the first Israeli to win the Nobel Peace... Read more >
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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.

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Memoir of a City Transformed
Written by Ahdaf Soueif

Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-90810-0 (0-307-90810-0)

From the best-selling author of The Map of Love, here is a bracing firsthand account of the Egyptian revolution—told with the narrative instincts of a novelist, the gritty insights of an activist, and the long perspective of a native Cairene.

Since January 25, 2011, when thousands of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square... Read more >
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