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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 31 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land by Amos Oz
    Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land - by Amos Oz

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784742386 | ISBN 10: 1784742384

    "Concise, evocative... Dear Zealots is not just a brilliant book of thoughts and ideas – it is a depiction of the struggle of one man who, for decades, has insisted on keeping a sharp, strident and lucid perspective in the face of chaos and at time ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers
    The Monk of Mokha - by Dave Eggers

    £18.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241278505 | ISBN 10: 0241278503

    From the best-selling author of The Circle - the gripping true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.   Mokht ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn
    The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East - by Patrick Cockburn

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786630421 | ISBN 10: 1786630427

    From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East’s disintegration.  The Age of Jihad charts the turmoil of today’s Middle East and the devastating role the West has played in the region from 200 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blowback: How the West F**cked Up the Middle East (and Why it Was a Bad Idea) by Michael Luders
    Blowback: How the West F**cked Up the Middle East (and Why it Was a Bad Idea) - by Michael Luders

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910400555 | ISBN 10: 1910400556

    In August 1953, in a covert operation, the CIA and MI6 jointly overthrew the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran, Mohammed Mossadegh, installing the Shah in his place. Michael Luders illuminates the dark chain of cause and effect that flowe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rock in a Hard Place: Music and Mayhem in the Middle East by Orlando Crowcroft
    Rock in a Hard Place: Music and Mayhem in the Middle East - by Orlando Crowcroft

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786990150 | ISBN 10: 1786990156

    From Tehran to Riyadh, Cairo to Nazareth, this is the story of how a new generation of rockers and rappers are trying to change the Middle East.   A muggy night in Abu Dhabi, 2011. Under the stadium lights a 30,000-strong sea of Libyans, Pales ... more

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  • Cover image of book Generation Revolution: On the Frontline Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East by Rachel Aspden
    Generation Revolution: On the Frontline Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East - by Rachel Aspden

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846557637 | ISBN 10: 1846557631

    In 2003, Rachel Aspden arrived in Egypt as a 23-year-old trainee journalist. She found a country on the brink of change. Of Egypt's 80 million citizens, two-thirds were under 30. The new generation were stifled, broken and frustrated caught between ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir by Riad Sattouf
    The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir - by Riad Sattouf

    £18.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473638112 | ISBN 10: 1473638119

    THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER *WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR GRAPHIC NOVELS* *NOMINATED FOR 'BEST REALITY-BASED WORK' AT THE EISNER AWARDS* ***A GUARDIAN 'BEST GRAPHIC BOOKS OF 2015' PICK*** The Arab of the Future, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution by Mona Eltahawy
    Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution - by Mona Eltahawy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780228877 | ISBN 10: 1780228872

    `A ground-breaking call to arms against misogyny in the Arab world by award-winning journalist Mona Eltahawy, author of Why Do They Hate Us?, the article which went viral and was debated around the globe. In November 2011, Mona Eltahawy came to wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Short History of the Middle East by Gordon Kerr
    A Short History of the Middle East - by Gordon Kerr

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781843446361 | ISBN 10: 1843446367

    Situated at the crossroads of three continents, the Middle East has confounded the ambitions of conquerors and peacemakers alike. Christianity, Judaism and Islam all had their genesis in the religion but with them came not only civilisation and relig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920 by Eugene Rogan
    The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920 - by Eugene Rogan

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846144394 | ISBN 10: 1846144396

    SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER   The final destruction of the Ottoman Empire - one of the great epics of the First World War, from bestselling historian Eugene Rogan   For some four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn
    The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution - by Patrick Cockburn

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784780401 | ISBN 10: 1784780405

    The essential on the ground report on the fastest-growing new threat in the Middle East from the Winner of the 2014 Foreign Affairs Journalist of The Year Award   Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion by Birgul Acikyildiz
    The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion - by Birgul Acikyildiz

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781784532161 | ISBN 10: 1784532169

    Yezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East. The Yezidi faith emerged for the first time in the twelfth century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq. The religion, which has become notorious for its associations ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East by James Petras
    The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East - by James Petras

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780986073106 | ISBN 10: 0986073105

    This book provides a unique conception of US empire building, linking overseas expansion with:  1) the growth of a police state and declining living standards; 2) advanced technologically driven global spying on adversaries and allies ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolution By Love: Emerging Arab Youth Voices by Dala Ghandour, Emna Ben Yedder, Mohammed Masbah and Steve Parks (Editors)
    Revolution By Love: Emerging Arab Youth Voices - by Dala Ghandour, Emna Ben Yedder, Mohammed Masbah and Steve Parks (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780984042999 | ISBN 10: 0984042997

    Beginning in Tunisia and spreading across the Middle East and North Africa, everyday citizens stepped into the streets, staking their claim to a democratic future. The image of these protests captured the imagination of the world. Revolution by Love ... more

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  • Cover image of book Superman is an Arab: On God, Marriage, Macho Men and Other Disastrous Inventions by Joumana Haddad
    Superman is an Arab: On God, Marriage, Macho Men and Other Disastrous Inventions - by Joumana Haddad

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908906090 | ISBN 10: 190890609x

    This is not a manifesto against men in general. Nor is it a manifesto against Arab men in particular. It is, however, a howl in the face of a particular species of men: the macho species, Supermen, as they like to envision themselves. But Superman is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East by Reza Aslan (Editor)
    Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East - by Reza Aslan (Editor)

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780393340778 | ISBN 10: 0393340775

    A landmark literary event, this groundbreaking work spans a century of literature by the regions best writers from the famed Arab poet Khalil Gibran to the Turkish Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk all of them bound together, not by borders and nat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East by Brian Whitaker
    Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East - by Brian Whitaker

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780863564833 | ISBN 10: 0863564836

    Homosexuality is still taboo in the Arab countries. While clerics denounce it as a heinous sin, newspapers, reluctant to address it directly, talk cryptically of 'shameful acts' and 'deviant behaviour.' Despite growing acceptance of sexual diversity ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui
    I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced - by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780307589675 | ISBN 10: 0307589676

    Im a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.  Forced by her father to marry a man three times her age, you ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization by Jonathan Lyons
    The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization - by Jonathan Lyons

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408801215 | ISBN 10: 1408801213

    The fascinating story of how an English scholar brought Arab learning to the West and rescued it from the Dark Ages.  For centuries following the fall of Rome, Western Europe was backward and benighted, locked into the Dark Ages and barely ab ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spiders of Allah: Travels of an Unbeliever on the Frontline of Holy War by James Hider
    The Spiders of Allah: Travels of an Unbeliever on the Frontline of Holy War - by James Hider

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552775496 | ISBN 10: 0552775495

    The bloodshed perpetrated in the name of religion in the world today is nowhere more obvious than in the Middle East. Whether we are talking about hardcore Zionist settlers still fighting ancient Biblical battles in the hills of the West Bank or Shii ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Middle East: A Beginner
    The Middle East: A Beginner's Guide - by Philip Robins

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781851686759 | ISBN 10: 1851686754

    The Middle East is notoriously complex and difficult. This compact book on the topic by the University of Oxford's leading expert does not shirk the challenge. Organised thematically, and dealing with all the pivotal issues in the region, from oil an ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Really Wrong with the Middle East - by Brian Whitaker

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780863566240 | ISBN 10: 0863566243

    Western governments see the Middle East only in terms of its impact on the West. But how do people in the Middle East view their own countries, governments and institutions? Few would argue that the Middle East is thriving, but what do those living i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret War with Iran: The 30-year Covert Struggle for Control of a Rogue State by Ronen Bergman
    The Secret War with Iran: The 30-year Covert Struggle for Control of a Rogue State - by Ronen Bergman

    £35.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781851686766 | ISBN 10: 1851686762

    With nuclear aspirations, an Islamic theocracy, oil riches, and a leadership given to inflammatory rhetoric, Iran is the new bogeyman of global politics. Arch-enemy of the United States and bane of Britain since taking 15 navy sailors hostage in 2007 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Age of the Warrior: Selected Writings by Robert Fisk
    The Age of the Warrior: Selected Writings - by Robert Fisk

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007270873 | ISBN 10: 0007270879

    Robert Fisk has reported from the Middle East for over 30 years - during that time he has covered 11 major wars, countless insurgencies and massacres.   In this authoritative collection of his journalism he mounts a resistance to those wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East by Gonul Donmez-Colin
    The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East - by Gonul Donmez-Colin

    £24.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781905674107 | ISBN 10: 1905674104

    The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East contains twenty-four essays, each concerning an individual film, with a geographical scope that runs from Morocco all the way to Iran. The volume explores not just established film cultures such as those ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sharon and my Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries by Suad Amiry
    Sharon and my Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries - by Suad Amiry

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781862078116 | ISBN 10: 1862078114

    Surprisingly funny, and refreshingly different from any other writings on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law describes Suad Amiry's experience of living on the West Bank from the early eighties to the present.  Amiry t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk
    Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East - by Robert Fisk

    £18.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781841150086 | ISBN 10: 1841150088

    Rarely have first-hand reporting and history been so powerfully combined than in Robert Fisk's epic story of tragedy and betrayal in the Middle East. As his narrative of bloodshed and cruelty unfolds in Iraq, Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Palestine, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Filming the Modern Middle East: Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World. by Lina Khatib
    Filming the Modern Middle East: Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World. - by Lina Khatib

    £17.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845111915 | ISBN 10: 1845111915

    Today the world's media have a pressing need to understand and interpret the modern Middle East. In this timely book, Lina Khatib examines how contemporary American cinema and the cinemas of the arab world contribute to this global preoccupation in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Myths About the Middle East by Fred Halliday
    100 Myths About the Middle East - by Fred Halliday

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863565298 | ISBN 10: 0863565298

    Much has been written in recent years about the Middle East. At the same time, no other region has been as misunderstood, nor framed in so many cliches and mistakenly held beliefs. Here Fred Halliday selects one hundred of the most commonly miscons ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Crusades Through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf
    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes - by Amin Maalouf

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780863560231 | ISBN 10: 0863560237

    European and Arab versions of the Crusades have little in common. For Arabs, the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were years of strenuous efforts to repel a brutal and destructive invasion by barbarian hordes. Under Saladin, an unstoppable Muslim arm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from the Thousand and One Nights by Translated by N. J. Dawood
    Tales from the Thousand and One Nights - by Translated by N. J. Dawood

    £9.99   paperback   (1973) - ISBN 13: 9780140442892 | ISBN 10: 0140442898

    'Tell me, my sister, some tale of marvel to beguile the night'. The tales told be Shahrazad over a thousand and one nights to delay her execution by the vengeful King Shahriyar have become among the most popular in both Eastern and Western lite ... more

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