Booklist - Women in the Middle East

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There are 50 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

The Beekeeper of Sinjar by Dunya Mikhail, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781788161299

One Woman's Struggle in Iran: A Prison Memoir by Nasrin Parvaz, £10.00 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781999619503

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State by Nadia Murad, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780349009773

Ahed Tamimi: A Girl Who Fought Back by Manal Tamimi, Paul Heron, Paul Morris and Peter Lahti, £13.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9789188441263

Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Sharif, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781471164422

The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran by Masih Alinejad, £14.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780349008943

The Girl Who Escaped ISIS by Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781784702755

Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781846045028

Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Woman Who are Transforming the Arab World by Katherine Zoepf, £14.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780143109945

Princess: Secrets to Share by Jean Sasson, £7.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780857503084

Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom - My Husband, Our Story by Ensaf Haidar and Andrea C Hoffmann, £14.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781408707937

The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria by Samar Yazbek, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781846044885

Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution by Mona Eltahawy, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781780228877

A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780143107378

Reading "Lolita" in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780241246238

Return: A Palestinian Memoir by Ghada Karmi, £16.99 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9781781688427

My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution by Diana Darke, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781908323996

A Year on Fire Mountain: An Occupation Diary by Anna Habibti, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781502822291

Becoming Visible in Iran: Women in Contemporary Iranian Society by Mehri Honarbin-Holliday, £14.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781780760865

The Warrior Women of Islam: Female Empowerment in Arabic Popular Literature by Remke Kruk, £15.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781848859272

A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781908323125

Leila Khaled: Icon of Palestinian Liberation by Sarah Irving, £14.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780745329512

Tehran, Lipstick and Loopholes by Nahal Tajadod, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781844085149

Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship by Nahla Abdo, £19.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781848139541

The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing by Darina Al-Joundi & Mohammed Kacimi, translated by Marjolijn de Jager, £13.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781558616837

A Winter in Arabia: A Journey Through Yemen by Freya Stark, £11.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781848851924

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780307589675

Overcoming Speechlessness by Alice Walker, £6.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781583229170

The Locust and the Bird: My Mother's Story by Hanan Al-Shaykh, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781408800843

Dreaming of Baghdad by Haifa Zangana, £14.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781558616059

Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad: The True Story of an Unlikely Friendship by Bee Rowlatt and May Witwit, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780141038537

Things I've Been Silent About: Memories of a Prodigal Daughter by Azar Nafisi, £9.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099487128

A Beginner's Guide to Acting English by Shappi Khorsandi, £9.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780091924775

Iraqigirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq by Iraqigirl, £11.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781931859738

In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story by Ghada Karmi, £10.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781844673681

Shadi Ghadirian: Iranian Photographer by Shadi Ghadirian, edited by Rose Issa, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780863566387

Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie by Rachel Corrie, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781847080509

Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman's Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail by Marina Nemat, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780719562525

City of Widows: An Iraqi Woman's Account of War and Resistance by Haifa Zangana, £12.00 (hardback, 2008) ISBN 9781583227794

Selected Writings by Mai Ghoussoub, £12.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780863566424

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780099523994

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780224087407

Iran Awakening: From Prison to Peace Prize by Shirin Ebadi, £8.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 1846040140

Sharon and my Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries by Suad Amiry, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1862078114

Baghdad Burning: Volume 2 by Riverbend, £7.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0714531332

Don't Shoot the Clowns: Taking a circus to the children of Iraq by Jo Wilding, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1904456480

Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran by Azadeh Moaveni, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1586483781

Burned Alive by Souad, £7.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0553816306

Opening the Gates; An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing by Margot Badran & Miriam Cooke, £23.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0253217032

Mayada: Daughter of Iraq - One Woman's Survival in Saddam Hussein's Torture Jail by Jean Sassoon, £7.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0553816403