World History/Politics/Current Affairs
Chomsky and Dershowitz
On Endless War and the End of Civil Liberties
“Howard Friel presents a superb depiction of the adversarial encounter between Noam Chomsky and Alan Dershowitz, two iconic figures of American intellectual life for the past many decades. Friel brilliantly assesses their contradictory political ideas and values, and their influence on our country and the world.”―Richard Falk, Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law and Practice, Princeton University
The Untold Story of the Pro-Feminist Men's MovementVOICE MALE: The Untold Story of the Profeminist Men’s Movement
takes you inside one of the most important social justice movements you may never have heard of—the social transformation of masculinity. Although it’s been underway since the late 1970s, it still largely remains under the radar of much of society.
Ancient Ireland Guide, The
A revised and updated edition of this splendid guidebook to Ireland’s spectacular antiquities—its passage tombs, ring forts, castles, Neolithic settlements, and monastic sites. With its witty and erudite explorations of Irish mythology, history, literature, archaeology, and architecture, this travel book makes for an excellent companion on a journey to Ireland that is also a journey back in time.
Andalucía Guide, The
In this masterly book, Michael Jacobs looks with fresh eyes at all the traditional delights of Andalucia while doing full justice to the lesser-known aspects of the region. He examines the underrated local food and drink, the extraordinarily varied natural scenery, the composers and writers who created the romantic myths and legends of the nineteenth century, the strange legacy of Lorca and the Spanish Civil War.
World Travel/Cadogan Guides USA
Languedoc-Roussillon (3rd ed.)
(Cadogan Guides USA)
Discover the vibrant cities of Montpellier, Perpignan and Narbonne, the medieval splendor of Carcassonne, lagoons full of oysters and flamingos, medieval Catalan villages in quiet Pyrenean valleys and houseboats lazing down the Canal du Midi, all punctuated by Roman ruins, Cathar castles and Gothic cathedrals.
Illustrated Gift Books
Faces of Egypt
Images and Observations
For ten years, photographer Deborah Shea Doyle traveled throughout Egypt—from bustling Cairo to remote parts of the Sinai region—to explore the landscape and learn about the lives of ordinary Egyptians...
Inside the Lebanese Street Corner Bakery
Barbara Abdeni Massaad’s cookbook is dedicated entirely to the art of creating the perfect man’oushé
. With over 70 simple recipes, it offers you a way to enjoy these typical pies—traditionally baked in street corner bakeries—in the comfort of your own home.
Yogurt Cookbook, The
Recipes from Around the WorldYogurt is consumed in a variety of ways in many cultures throughout the world. The author is truly an expert on the subject. He tells us the history of yogurt, how to make it, and how it is easily used in all kinds of delicious recipes.
Biographies & Memoirs
Liberty, Fertility, and the Pursuit of High Tech Babies
“Odds are, everything you know about fertility in America is wrong... Miriam Zoll does an enormous service by making public her quest to get pregnant—but her memoir is more than a moving and honest personal story. As a professional human rights and health advocate, she is able to make sense of a confusing morass of studies, statistics, and practices with a scientific rigor that rises to watchdog journalism. May others follow in her stead.”
—Kate Bolick, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
The Storyteller of Jerusalem
The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948
The memoirs of Wasif Jawhariyyeh are a remarkable treasure trove of writings on the life, culture, music, and history of Jerusalem. Spanning over four decades, from 1904 to 1948, they cover a period of enormous and turbulent change in Jerusalem’s history, but change lived and recalled from the daily vantage point of the street storyteller.
How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position
“Smart, funny, and wonderfully irreverent…”
—Mohsin Hamid, author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist
“A story that begins with a guy jerking into a plastic bag and ends with a dream, covering that vast terrain between the two with such a charming and humane ease that it makes you envy Tabish Khair not just for his writing talent but also for his infectious and almost unconditional love for mankind.”
—Etgar Keret, author of Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
“Did I live many lives or only one life enough for many women?” asks Myriam in Other Lives, a
new novel from award-winning Lebanese writer Iman Humaydan.
On Entering the Sea
The Erotic and Other Poetry of Nizar Qabbani
“One if the greatest love poets of all time…Whether he’s writing of love or war, Qabbani achieves mythic dimensions… a beautiful collection.”
"A generous selection of the work of an important poet in Arabic to the English-speaking world...Qabbani's poems of exile and elegy are especially deeply felt, and he is a poet of subtle intelligence."
Persian Love Poetry
Love is a major theme in Persian poetry and can be interpreted in various ways—as mystic love, the basis of the relationship between humans and God, or as passionate or affectionate love between lovers, husbands and wives, parents and children, family and friends, or even as patriotic love of Iran...
Language & Reference
A SourcebookThe essential textile and design source book packed full of vibrant color combinations and magnificent patterns from around the world
Children's Picture Books
A beautiful retelling of the classic tale with lavish full-color oil paintings
Jewish Fairy Tale Feasts
A Literary Cookbook
“A spin-off of Fairy Tale Feasts
…this time featuring 18 Jewish folktales with related kid-friendly recipes…Fun Jewish sayings are sprinkled in, and Shefrin's textured, collage illustrations add flavor and spice
. Meticulous source notes for the retellings and detailed marginalia for each recipe are included… families will want to pore over them, savor them, and enjoy them to the fullest.
”—School Library Journal