While the Shark is Sleeping

Milena Agus

February 2014 | £7.99 | $12.95 | 160pp

The Sevilla Mendoza family, long-time residents of the Sardinian coast, are not quite what you’d call ‘conventional’. At the heart of the family is a young teenage girl in the throes of a dangerous affair with a married […]

Why Yemen Matters

Edited by Helen Lackner

February 2014 | £21.99 | 360pp

In November 2011, an agreement brokered by the GCC brought an end to Yemen’s tumultuous uprising. The National Dialogue Conference has opened a window of opportunity for change, bringing Yemen’s main political forces together with groups that were […]

The Sultan’s Sex Potions

Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī

A Critical Edition, Translated and Introduced by Daniel L. Newman

January 2014 | £17.99 | 280pp

Arabic erotic literature has a long and rich history, which goes back as far as the ninth century. Far from being the pursuit of prurient pornographers, eroticism and sexuality received considerable attention from scholars. The Sultan’s Sex Potions […]

Madam Atatürk

İpek Çalışlar

October 2013 | £16.99 | 336pp

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is hailed as one of the most charismatic political leaders of the twentieth century, but little is known today about his one and only wife, Latife Hanım. A multilingual intellectual educated at the Sorbonne, Latife’s […]

Asian Britain

Susheila Nasta

with Florian Stadtler

October 2013 | £20.00 | 300pp

South Asians have lived in Britain for centuries. From the first trade conducted between the two nations along the Silk Route to the adoption of Chicken Tikka Masala as a national dish, the ongoing mutual exchange of cultures […]

Keep Your Eye on the Wall

Edited by Olivia Snaije and Mitchell Albert

September 2013 | £45.00 | 176

In art and literature, walls are frequently used as powerful symbols of division. For the people of Palestine, however, the wall that cuts deeply into their land and society is all too real, snaking through over 700 kilometres […]

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