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Josh Ruebner draws on personal anecdotes and reflections, historical documents, and legal analyses to answer one of the most pressing issues in international affairs today: is Israel a democracy or does its separate and unequal treatment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?
The Four Roads to Heaven
France and the Santiago Pilgrimage
The Pilgrim’s Guide—the world’s first guidebook—written in the 12th century for travelers on the great pilgrimage across France to the tomb of St. James at Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. Edwin Mullins follows the same four roads of The Pilgrim's Guide as they exist today. From imposing Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals to humble pilgrims’ hospices, this book looks at the living legacy of one of the great social phenomena of the Middle Ages.
Illustrated Gift Books
How the World Learned to Love Orange Wine
Written by renowned orange wine expert Simon J. Woolf, Amber Revolution is the world’s first book to tell the full, forgotten story of this ancient wine (white wine made like a red wine). This beautifully illustrated book includes profiles of 180 of the best producers worldwide and is crammed full of all the information you need to find the best orange wines together with tips for how to buy, enjoy, food-match and age them.
Aleppo Cookbook, The
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria
WINNER OF THE ART OF EATING PRIZE 2017
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
Memoirs of an Egyptian Woman Student in AmericaThe Journey
narrates the years which Ashour spent in the US and captures so vividly the spirit and ethos of the time it chronicles—the early 1970s. Anti-colonial movements, a commitment to popular struggles and people’s liberation, as well as linking scholarship and work on the ground, are all alive and real in her memoir.
Printed in Beirut
"A fake thriller, but a real comedy..." —Le Monde
Farid arrives in Beirut seeking a publisher, but instead accepts a copyediting job at an esteemed old print house, Karam Brothers Press. But soon Farid discovers the press is not what it seems, and finds himself in the middle of a police investigation...
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
African Orchestra (The)
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.
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)