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The Storyteller's Daughter
The Storyteller's Daughter
Written by Saira Shah
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ISBN: 9780307429407
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The Storyteller's Daughter
One Woman's Return to Her Lost Homeland
Written by Saira Shah


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Imagine that a jewel-like garden overlooking Kabul is your ancestral home. Imagine a kitchen made fragrant with saffron strands and cardamom pods simmering in an authentic pilau. Now remember that you were born in London, your family in exile, and that you have never seen Afghanistan in peacetime.

These are but the... Read more >
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The Yom Kippur War
The Yom Kippur War
Written by Abraham Rabinovich
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ISBN: 9780307429650
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The Yom Kippur War
The Epic Encounter That Transformed the Middle East
Written by Abraham Rabinovich


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

In this galvanizing account of the most dramatic of the Arab-Israeli hostilities, Abraham Rabinovich, who reported the conflict for the Jerusalem Post, transports us into the midst of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Rabinovich’s masterly narrative begins as Israel convinces itself there will be no war, while Egypt and Syria plot the... Read more >
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City of Widows
City of Widows
Written by Haifa Zangana
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227794
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City of Widows
An Iraqi Woman's Account of War and Resistance
Written by Haifa Zangana


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $20.00

In City of Widows, Haifa Zangana tells the story of her country, from the early twentieth century through the US-UK invasion and the current occupation. She brings to light a sense of Iraq as a society mainly of secularists who have been denied, through years of sanctions, war, and occupation, a... Read more >
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The Iron Cage
The Iron Cage
Written by Rashid Khalidi
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ISBN: 9780807003091
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The Iron Cage
The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2007
Price: $17.00

At a time when a lasting peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis seems virtually unattainable, understanding the roots of their conflict is an essential step in restoring hope to the region. In The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi, one of the most respected historians and political observers of the Middle East... Read more >
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Lost History
Lost History
Written by Michael H. Morgan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200922
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Lost History
The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists
Written by Michael H. Morgan


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $26.00

In an era when the relationship between Islam and the West seems mainly defined by mistrust and misunderstanding, we often forget that for centuries Muslim civilization was the envy of the world. Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the major role played by the early Muslim world in influencing modern... Read more >
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Storm from the East
Storm from the East
Written by Milton Viorst
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ISBN: 9780812974195
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Storm from the East
The Struggle Between the Arab World and the Christian West
Written by Milton Viorst


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $13.95

America’s engagement with the Arab world stretches back far beyond the Iraq wars. According to Milton Viorst, the current conflict is simply the latest round in a 1,400-year struggle between Christianity and Islam, in which the United States became a participant only in the last century.

Today, the Bush Doctrine aims to... Read more >
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The Great War for Civilisation
The Great War for Civilisation
Written by Robert Fisk
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ISBN: 9781400075171
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The Great War for Civilisation
The Conquest of the Middle East
Written by Robert Fisk


Format: Trade Paperback, 1136 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $24.00

A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over thirty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from... Read more >
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Israeli F-15 Eagle Units in Combat
Israeli F-15 Eagle Units in Combat
Written by Shlomo Aloni, Illustrated by Chris Davey
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ISBN: 9781846030475
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Israeli F-15 Eagle Units in Combat

Written by Shlomo Aloni
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2006
Price: $22.95

Diplomacy, politics and national trauma has dominated the frontline career of the Israeli F-15 to date. In the wake of the losses suffered in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War, the Israeli government opted for technology in an effort to reassure a traumatised population that they would never suffer a surprise... Read more >
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The Iraq Study Group Report
The Iraq Study Group Report
Written by The Iraq Study Group, James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton
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ISBN: 9780307386816
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The Iraq Study Group Report

Written by The Iraq Study Group, James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 19, 2006
Price: $8.99

On March 15, 2006, members from both parties in Congress supported the creation of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group to review the situation on the ground and propose strategies for the way forward. For more than eight months, the Study Group met with military officers, regional experts, academics, journalists, and high-level... Read more >
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The Iraq Study Group Report
The Iraq Study Group Report
Written by The Iraq Study Group, James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton
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ISBN: 9780307386564
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The Iraq Study Group Report
The Way Forward - A New Approach
Written by The Iraq Study Group, James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2006
Price: $10.95

On March 15, 2006, members from both parties in Congress supported the creation of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group to review the situation on the ground and propose strategies for the way forward. For more than eight months, the Study Group met with military officers, regional experts, academics, journalists, and high-level... Read more >
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Embracing the Infidel
Embracing the Infidel
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian
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ISBN: 9780553382945
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Embracing the Infidel
Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2006
Price: $14.00

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking book, Iranian-American Behzad Yaghmaian has done what no other writer has managed to do–as he enters the world of... Read more >
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Bleeding Afghanistan
Bleeding Afghanistan
Written by Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls, Foreword by David Barsamian
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ISBN: 9781583227312
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Bleeding Afghanistan
Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence
Written by Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls
Foreword by David Barsamian


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2006
Price: $18.95

Through in-depth research and detailed historical context, Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls report on the injustice of U.S. policies in Afghanistan historically and in the post-9/11 era. Drawing from declassified government documents and on-the-ground interviews with Afghan activists, journalists, lawyers, refugees, and students, Bleeding Afghanistan examines the connections between the U.S... Read more >
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The Iron Cage
The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $17.00

At a time when a lasting peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis seems virtually unattainable, understanding the roots of their conflict is an essential step in restoring hope to the region. In The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi, one of the most respected historians and political observers of the Middle East, homes... Read more >
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Love & War in Afghanistan
Love & War in Afghanistan
Written by Alex Klaits and Gulchin Gulmamadova-Klaits
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ISBN: 9781583227275
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Love & War in Afghanistan

Written by Alex Klaits and Gulchin Gulmamadova-Klaits


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2006
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Love and War in Afghanistan presents true stories of fourteen ordinary men and women living in Northern Afghanistan. In a quarter-century of uninterrupted war, the people of Afghanistan have endured foreign invasions, ethnic strife, a fundamentalist Islamic totalitarian regime, and the unending crossfire of rival warlord factions. The country remains an... Read more >
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Cobra II
Cobra II
Written by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor, Read by Craig Wasson
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ISBN: 9781415932117
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Cobra II
The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
Written by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 28, 2006
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Informed by unparalleled access to still–secret documents, interviews with top field commanders, and a review of the military’s own internal after–action reports, Cobra II is the definitive chronicle of America’s invasion and occupation of Iraq—a conflict that could not be lost but one that the United States failed to win decisively... Read more >
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Cobra II
Cobra II
Written by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor, Read by Craig Wasson
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Cobra II
The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
Written by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $17.48

Informed by unparalleled access to still–secret documents, interviews with top field commanders, and a review of the military’s own internal after–action reports, Cobra II is the definitive chronicle of America’s invasion and occupation of Iraq—a conflict that could not be lost but one that the United States failed to win decisively... Read more >
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Cobra II
Cobra II
Written by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor
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ISBN: 9780375424243
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Cobra II
The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
Written by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $13.99

Written by the chief military correspondent of the New York Times and a prominent retired Marine general, this is the definitive account of the invasion of Iraq.A stunning work of investigative journalism, Cobra II describes in riveting detail how the American rush to Baghdad provided the opportunity for the virulent insurgency... Read more >
Blood & Oil
Blood & Oil
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
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ISBN: 9780812975086
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Blood & Oil
A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

PEN/West Award Finalist


"        Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants     to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."        
--Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times

Iran was the first country in the... Read more >
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Embracing the Infidel
Embracing the Infidel
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian
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ISBN: 9780440335719
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Embracing the Infidel

Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2005
Price: $11.99

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking book, Iranian-American Behzad Yaghmaian has done what no other writer has managed to do–as he enters the world of... Read more >
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Mezzaterra
Mezzaterra
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
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ISBN: 9781400096633
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Mezzaterra
Fragments from the Common Ground
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $14.95

From the bestselling author of the Booker Prize finalist The Map of Love–an incisive collection of essays on Arab identity, art, and politics that seeks to locate the mezzaterra, or common ground, in an increasingly globalized world.
The twenty-five years’ worth of criticism and commentary collected here have earned Ahdaf Soueif a... Read more >
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The Yom Kippur War
The Yom Kippur War
Written by Abraham Rabinovich
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ISBN: 9780805211245
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The Yom Kippur War
The Epic Encounter That Transformed the Middle East
Written by Abraham Rabinovich


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $19.95

In this galvanizing account of the most dramatic of the Arab-Israeli hostilities, Abraham Rabinovich, who reported the conflict for the Jerusalem Post, transports us into the midst of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Rabinovich’s masterly narrative begins as Israel convinces itself there will be no war, while Egypt and Syria plot the... Read more >
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Mirage
Mirage
Written by Aileen Keating
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023463
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Mirage
Power, Politics, And the Hidden History of Arabian Oil
Written by Aileen Keating


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $30.99

At the close of World War I, the great oil reserves of the Arabian Peninsula lay hidden beneath the desert sands. Westerners dismissed today’s opulent Gulf States as little valued back lots among the rich real estate that made up the British Empire. Although the British adeptly appropriated the underground petroleum... Read more >
From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map
From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9781400076710
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From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map
Essays
Written by Edward W. Said


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $14.95

In his final book, completed just before his death, Edward W. Said offers impassioned pleas for the beleaguered Palestinian cause from one of its most eloquent spokesmen. These essays, which originally appeared in Cairo’s Al-Ahram Weekly, London’s Al-Hayat, and the London Review of Books, take us from the Oslo Accords through... Read more >
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The Persian Puzzle
The Persian Puzzle
Written by Kenneth Pollack
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ISBN: 9780812973365
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The Persian Puzzle
The Conflict Between Iran and America
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $17.00

In his highly influential book The Threatening Storm, bestselling author Kenneth Pollack both informed and defined the national debate about Iraq. Now, in The Persian Puzzle, published to coincide with the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis, he examines the behind-the-scenes story of the tumultuous relationship between Iran and the... Read more >
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Persepolis 2
Persepolis 2
Written by Marjane Satrapi
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ISBN: 9780375714665
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Persepolis 2
The Story of a Return
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2005
Price: $13.95

In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 1984, Marjane flees fundamentalism and...

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