World History/Politics/Current Affairs
Palestine: The Reality
The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration 1917Ė1938
The Balfour Declaration of 1917 is a document that profoundly affected the Middle East. Palestine: The Reality
is an expertly researched inside story of the Declaration. First published by Longman Green and Co, London, Palestine: The Reality
had a short life due to the fact that the entire stock and the publisher’s premises were destroyed by the German Blitz in 1941.
A Traveller's History of Australia
Essential reading for travelers who wish to enjoy the amazing diversity of Australia, this book outlines the history of that great southern democracy from the arrival of the earliest Aboriginals some fifty or sixty thousand years ago to the present. Newly revised and updated.
Madrid After Dark
A Nocturnal Exploration
Writer Ben Stubbs sets out at sunset, and as each hour of the night unfolds, mixing personal observation with literary and historical references, Stubbs introduces us to fascinating dimensions of Madrid that visitors may not see if they stick to well-trodden guidebook itineraries.
Illustrated Gift Books
Fairy Tale Baking
More than 50 Enchanting Cakes, Bakes, and DecorationsFairy Tale Baking
—a recipe book with a twist—features step-by-step instructions to creating enchanting treats, including cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and tarts, for all ages to enjoy. There are recipes for popular fairy tales such as Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, and Cinderella, with three projects for each tale—one main showstopper bake and two smaller, easy-to-make creations.
Aleppo Cookbook, The
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria
One of the Arab world’s most renowned chefs unlocks the secrets to Aleppo's distinctive cuisine in this comprehensive cookbook filled with practical guidance as well as step-by step explanations of over 200 irresistible recipes, such as Chili and Garlic Kebab, Syrian Fishcakes, Lamb Stuffed Eggplants, Semolina and Butter pudding, and the queen of the mezze table, Red Pepper and Walnut Spread.
Soup for Syria
Recipes to Celebrate Our Shared Humanity
Acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors the world over have come together to help fund food relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of Syrian refugees. Each has contributed a recipe to this beautifully illustrated cookbook of delicious soups from around the world. Contributors include:
Mark Bittman, Anthony Bourdain, Alice Waters, Paula Wolfert, Yotam Ottolenghi, Claudia Roden, Greg Malouf, Ana Sortun, Sami Tamimi, Aglaia Kremezi, Carolyn Kumpe, Wendy Rahamut, Joe Barza, Sally Butcher, Troth Wells, Garrett Melkonian, Alexis Couquelet, Fernando Gomez, Jane Hughes, and many others.
Biographies & Memoirs
Painter and poet, immigrant, rebel, global citizen, author of the beloved classic, The Prophet. Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders
tells the inspiring saga of the artist’s life and creative vision. This colorful, richly illustrated biography draws on a lifetime of dedicated, persistent research to bring Gibran’s compelling story into our time.
Just Another Jihadi Jane
"Required reading for anyone interested in trying to understand our mad, bloody world."—Kirkus Reviews
A novel about friendship, faith, and alienation, Just Another Jihadi Jane
tells the tale of Islamist radicalization from the inside. Two children of Muslim immigrants in England’s industrial north become best friends, and find in religion and social media a community as welcoming and encouraging as their public education is estranging.
Memoirs of a Hidden Observer
HE WORK OF A MODERN-DAY SOLZHENITSYN THAT EXPOSES ACTS OF VIOLENCE AND BRUTALITY COMMITTED BY THE SYRIAN REGIME
This compelling first novel is the astonishing story of a Syrian political prisoner of conscience, an atheist mistaken for a radical Islamist—the worst kind of enemy of the state—who was locked up for 14 years without trial.
I Don't Want This Poem to End
Early and Late Poems
This book includes three collections from different phases in the late Darwish’s writing career, as well as reminiscences by friends drawn from the poet’s final years, and a moving account of the discovery of the new poems in this collection.
In Jerusalem and Other Poems
LONG AWAITED FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF CELEBRATED PALESTINIAN POET
Born in 1977, Tamim Al-Barghouti is probably one of the most widely read Palestinian poets of his generation. His poetry readings are attended by thousands, sometimes packing stadiums and amphitheaters. The poems in this collection were written in Cairo, Ramallah, Amman, Washington, DC and Berlin between 1997 and 2017.
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
Invisible Kingdom, The
(Part I of the Invisible Kingdom Trilogy)
"British artist Ryan... offers a fanciful modern fairy tale illustrated with a whole sheaf of his intricately detailed cut-paper silhouettes, including a poster on the back of the dust jacket. The hero, a young prince, lives in a palace in the middle of the city, trapped by protocol. ... It’s the first of three volumes, and readers will long for the next book."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
The African Orchestra
With magical illustrations from Joan Rankin, and poetry from masterful storyteller, Wendy Hartmann, The African Orchestra
lyrically captures the magic of the African sounds of nature.