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6 Featured Titles

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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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Also available as an eBook.

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Arabic Poems

Edited by Marle Hammond


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71243-2 (0-375-71243-7)

A bilingual anthology of poems from the sixth century to the present, Arabic Poems is a one-of-a-kind showcase of a fascinating literary tradition.

The Arabic poetic legacy is as vast as it is deep, spanning a period of fifteen centuries in regions from Morocco to Iraq. Themes of love, nature, religion... Read more >

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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94669-0 (0-307-94669-X)

In February 2011, Hooman Majd disembarked at the Tehran airport, a place he had passed through many times to visit family or accompany a news crew. But this time he had his wife, Karri; his infant son, Khash; and an oversize stroller in tow—and plans to stay for a year. Few... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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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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Christmas in the Koran
Luxenberg, Syriac, and the Near Eastern and Judeo-Christian Background of Islam
Edited by Ibn Warraq


Format: Hardcover, 805 pages
Publisher: Prometheus Books
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-61614-937-6 (1-61614-937-X)

In this important compilation, Ibn Warraq focuses on the pioneering work in Syriac and Arabic linguistics of Christoph Luxenberg, a native speaker of Arabic who lives in the West and writes under a pseudonym. Luxenberg's careful studies of the Koran are significant for many reasons. First, he has clarified numerous obscurities... Read more >

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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 >
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