World History/Politics/Current Affairs
Democracy or Apartheid State?
Josh Ruebner draws on personal anecdotes and reflections, historical documents, and legal analyses to answer one of the most pressing issues in international affairs today: is Israel a democracy or does its separate and unequal treatment of the Palestinian people render it an apartheid state?
A Cultural Guide
St Petersburg is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Most of its baroque and neoclassical palaces and churches are modelled on those of Italy and France, in turn inspired by the temples of classical Greek and Rome. Yet it is situated on a swamp, a location so insalubrious that it took the lives of the thousands who built the city....
Illustrated Gift Books
Jewish Fairy Tale Feasts
A Literary Cookbook
“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
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.
or The Beginning of All Tales
Set during the tumultuous years leading up to the Arab Spring, Sophia
delivers the intricate plotting and lyrical prose that Schami’s readers expect, and reveals the power of love to overcome all barriers of time and circumstance.
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.