Wally Funk’s Race for Space

Sue Nelson

October 2018 | £14.99 | 272pp

A DAILY MAIL BOOK OF THE WEEK THE BIOGRAPHY OF WALLY FUNK AS SEEN IN THE ACCLAIMED MAJOR NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY MERCURY 13 In 1961, Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to […]

Khatt

Basma Hamdy

Noha Zayed

September 2018 | £25.00 | 160pp

Egyptian cities and villages abound with an enormous wealth of khatt, or calligraphic script, ranging from casual scrawls and scribbles to elaborately-painted colourful murals. These historical and contemporary versions of urban lettering, varying in surface, medium and technique, […]

Coping With Uncertainty

Edited by Jörg Gertel and Ralf Hexel

August 2018 | £24.99 | $35.00 | 400pp

Seven years after the Arab uprisings, the social situation has deteriorated across the Middle East and North Africa. Political, economic and personal insecurities have expanded while income from oil declined and tourist revenues have collapsed due to political […]

Elsewhere, Home

Leila Aboulela

July 2018 | £8.99 | 224pp

Longlisted for The People’s Book Prize 2018 From one of our finest contemporary writers whose work has been praised by J.M. Coetzee, Ali Smith and Aminatta Forna, Leila Aboulela’s Elsewhere, Home offers us a rich tableau of life […]

Pay No Heed to the Rockets

Marcello Di Cintio

May 2018 | £8.99 | 224pp

Across Palestine, from the Allenby Bridge and Ramallah, to Jerusalem and Gaza, Marcello Di Cintio has met with writers, poets, librarians, booksellers and readers, finding extraordinary stories in every corner. Stories of how revolutionary writing is smuggled from […]

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