A Concise History of the Arabs, Second Edition

John McHugo

September 2016 | £10.99 | 384pp

The key to understanding the Arab world today is unlocking its past. In this authoritative account, John McHugo takes the reader through the political, social and intellectual history of the Arabs from the Roman Empire right up to […]

About My Mother

Tahar Ben Jelloun

July 2016 | £8.99 | $16.95 | 288pp

Since she’s been ill, Lalla Fatma has become a frail little thing with a faltering memory. Lalla Fatma thinks she’s in Fez in 1944, where she grew up, not in Tangier in 2000, where this story begins. She […]

Native

Sayed Kashua

June 2016 | £12.99 | 304

Sayed Kashua has been lauded by the New York Times as “a master of subtle nuance in dealing with both Arab and Jewish society.” A Palestinian-Israeli who lived in Jerusalem for most of his life, Kashua started writing […]

Morbid Symptoms

Gilbert Achcar

May 2016 | £12.99 | 260

Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the “Arab Spring” has given way to the gloom of backlash, clashes between rival counter-revolutionary forces, and a descent into mayhem and war. Morbid Symptoms offers a […]

Song For Night

Chris Abani

May 2016 | £7.99 | 140

Even with the knowledge that there are some sins too big for even God to forgive, every night my sky is still full of stars; a wonderful song for night. Trained as a human mine detector, a boy […]

The Hungry Ghosts

Shyam Selvadurai

March 2016 | £8.99 | 464pp

In Buddhist myth, those that have desired too much during their lifetime may be reborn as ‘hungry ghosts’ – spirits with a stomach so large they can never be full. Six-year-old Shivan is boarded up in his grandmother’s […]

Page 3 of 5912345...