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 […]

Sufism and Surrealism

Adonis

February 2016 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 248pp

At first glance Sufism and Surrealism appear to be as far removed from one another as is possible. Adonis, however, draws convincing parallels between the two, contesting that God, in the traditional sense does not exist in Surrealism […]

Islamic State

Abdel Bari Atwan

November 2015 | £9.99 | 272pp

Based on interviews with Islamic State insiders, Abdel Bari Atwan reveals the origins and modus operandi of the fastest-growing and richest terrorist group in the world. Outlining its leadership structure and strategies, Atwan describes the group’s ideological differences […]

King Faisal

Alexei Vassiliev

October 2015 | £25.00 | $40.00 | 528pp

In 1964 Faisal bin Abdul Aziz became king of a country holding a quarter of the world’s oil reserves, also home to Mecca and Medina. He was called ‘the most powerful Arab ruler in centuries’. Eleven years later, […]

Desert Songs of the Night

Edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey

August 2015 | £12.99 | $18.95 | 480pp

A unique and extraordinary collection, Desert Songs of the Night presents some of the finest poetry and prose by Arab writers, from the Arab East to Andalusia, over the last 1,500 years. From the mystical imagery of the […]

Enemy on the Euphrates

Ian Rutledge

June 2015 | £10.99 | 512pp

In 1920 an Arab revolt came perilously close to inflicting a shattering defeat upon the British Empire’s forces occupying Iraq after the Great War. A huge peasant army besieged British garrisons and bombarded them with captured artillery. British […]

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