The Art and Life of Chaouki Chamoun

Edited by Brian Prescott Decie

September 2013 | £35 | 320pp

Chaouki Chamoun is one of the Middle East’s most renowned artists. Born in Sariine Tahta, the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon in 1942, he studied architectural drawing at night school, then joined the Lebanese University where he won art […]

Marxism, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism

Gilbert Achcar

August 2013 | £9.99 | 176

In this collection of essays, Gilbert Achcar examines the controversial relationship of Marxism to religion, to Orientalism and its critique by Edward Said, and to the concept of cosmopolitanism.  A compelling range of issues is discussed within these […]

Classic Palestinian Cuisine

Christiane Dabdoub Nasser

July 2013 | £14.99 | 220pp

Classic Palestinian Cuisine is a collection of over one hundred mouth-watering dishes, such as ful m’dammas (broad bean salad), kidreh (rice with mutton) and djaj mahshi (stuffed chicken), characteristic of the culinary culture of the Mediterranean. Christiane Dabdoub […]

No Sex in the City

Randa Abdel-Fattah

July 2013 | £7.99 | 384pp

It is a truth universally acknowledged . . . Esma is a modern Muslim woman with an age-old dilemma. She is well-educated, well-travelled and has excellent taste in music, but the hunt for Mr Right leads her to […]

Meet Me in Gaza

Louisa B. Waugh

June 2013 | £16.99 | 304pp

Do Gazans ever have fun? Is the Strip beautiful? And do TV reports actually reflect ordinary life inside the world’s largest ‘open-air prison’? From beautiful beaches to sealed borders, from a secret New Year’s Eve party to a […]

The Public Woman

Joan Smith

May 2013 | £12.99 | 286pp

Women have never had more freedom yet questions of inequality persist from the bedroom to the workplace. A quarter of a century after the publication of her seminal text Misogynies, Joan Smith looks at what women have achieved […]

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