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Missing Soluch
A Novel
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Kamran Rastegar


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $16.95

Perhaps the most important work in modern Iranian literature, this starkly beautiful novel examines the trials of an impoverished woman and her children living in a remote village in Iran, after the unexplained disappearance of her husband, Soluch.

Lyrical yet unsparing, the novel examines her life as she contends with the political...

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A Mind at Peace

Written by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar
Translated by Erdag Goknar


Format: eBook, 447 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $20.00

Surviving the childhood trauma of his parents’ untimely deaths in the early skirmishes of World War I, Mümtaz is raised and mentored in Istanbul by his cousin Ihsan and his cosmopolitan family of intellectuals. Having lived through the tumultuous cultural revolutions following the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the rise... Read more >
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Mezzaterra
Mezzaterra
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488206
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Mezzaterra
Fragments from the Common Ground
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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Once in a Promised Land
Once in a Promised Land
Written by Laila Halaby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807083918
Our Price: $24.00
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Once in a Promised Land
A Novel
Written by Laila Halaby


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $24.00

They say there was or there wasn't in olden times a story as old as life, as young as this moment, a story that is yours and is mine.

Once in a Promised Land is the story of Jassim and Salwa, who left the deserts of their native Jordan for those... Read more >
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Gate of the Sun
Gate of the Sun
Written by Elias Khoury, Translated by Humphrey Davies
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780976395027
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Gate of the Sun

Written by Elias Khoury
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: Hardcover, 539 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2006
Price: $26.00

Gate of the Sun is the first magnum opus of the Palestinian saga. After their country is torn apart in 1948, two men remain alone in a deserted makeshift hospital in the Shatila camp on the outskirts of Beirut. We enter a vast world of displacement, fear, and tenuous hope. Khalil... Read more >
Mezzaterra
Mezzaterra
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096633
Our Price: $14.95
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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 >
Also available as an eBook.
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