A Map of Absence

Edited by Atef Alshaer

May 2019 | £16.99 | 320pp

A Map of Absence presents the finest poetry and prose by Palestinian writers over the last seventy years. Featuring writers in the diaspora and those living under occupation, these striking entries pay testament to one of the most […]

Nicosia Beyond Barriers

Edited by Alev Adil, Aydin Mehmet Ali, Bahriye Kemal and Maria Petrides

June 2019 | £12.99 | 256pp

Cyprus’ capital Nicosia has been split by a militarised border for decades. In this collection, writers from all sides of the divide reimagine the past, present and future of their city. Here, Cypriot-Greeks coexist alongside Cypriot-Turks, the north […]

The Quarter

Naguib Mahfouz

July 2019 | £10.99 | $14.95 | 128pp

Meet the people of Cairo’s Gamaliya quarter. There is Nabqa, son of Adam the waterseller who can only speak truths; the beautiful and talented Tawhida who does not age with time; Ali Zaidan, the gambler, late to love; […]


Edited by Rose Issa

August 2019 | £19.99 | $27.95 | 160pp

Arabicity reflects on four decades of the aesthetic, conceptual and socio-political concerns of contemporary Arab artists. Beautifully produced, it features over 200 artworks by fifty Arab artists including Bahia Shehab, Ayman Baalbaki, Hassan Hajjaj and Raeda Saadeh, who […]

Legacy of Empire

Gardner Thompson

September 2019 | £20.00 | $26.95 | 352pp

The Arab-Israeli conflict rages on, with no peace process and no sign of resolution. Much ignorance remains of the origins of the modern state of Israel, and in particular, Britain’s key role in its creation. In the early […]

Smashing It

Edited by Sabrina Mahfouz

October 2019 | £12.99 | $18.95 | 192pp

Working-class artists are hugely under-represented in the arts industries, facing extra challenges from unpaid work to prejudice, though they make up a third of the British population. How can we break this cycle of inequality? Smashing It celebrates […]

Sea of Troubles

Ian Rutledge

March 2020 | £25.00 | 384pp

In the second half of the eighteenth century, approximately three quarters of the Mediterranean coastline and its hinterlands were controlled by a vast Islamic power, the centuries-old Ottoman Empire. However, by the end of the First World War, […]

The Birds They Sang

Stanisław Łubieński

April 2020 | £9.99 | 192

Birds have inspired people since the dawn of time. They are the notes behind Mozart’s genius, the colours behind Audubon’s art and ballet’s swansong. In The Birds They Sang, Stanisław Łubieński sheds light on some of history’s most meaningful bird […]

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