A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi‘is

John McHugo

September 2017 | £20.00 | 352pp

The 1400-year-old schism between Sunnis and Shi‘is has rarely been as toxic as it is today, feeding wars and communal strife in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan and many other countries, with tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran […]

Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic

Edited by Lynn Gaspard

July 2017 | £12.99 | $18.95 | 192

‘Bursting with creativity, wit and intelligence’ Brian Eno How can you tell if your neighbour is speaking Muslim? Is a mosque a kind of hedgehog? Can I get fries with that burka? You can’t trust the media any […]

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 […]

Syria Speaks

Edited by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud

June 2014 | £14.99 | 328pp

In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defence against tyranny. Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined to reclaim their dignity, freedom and self-expression. It showcases the work of over fifty artists and writers […]

Contemporary Iranian Art

Hamid Keshmirshekan

December 2013 | £45.00 | $69.95 | 352pp

Complex, innovative and thought-provoking, Iranian art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries offers fresh insight into a culture and society that have been much misunderstood in the West and elsewhere. In this new, comprehensive study, Hamid Keshmirshekan considers […]

Sex and Punishment

Eric Berkowitz

March 2013 | £10.99 | 476pp

Sex and Punishment tells the story of the struggle throughout millennia to regulate the most powerful engine of human behaviour: sex. From the savage impalement of an Ancient Mesopotamian adulteress to the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde for ‘gross […]

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