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 […]

Understanding the Qur’an Today

Mahmoud Hussein

March 2013 | £10.00 | 176pp

In Islam, there is a long tradition of interpretation regarding the meaning and significance of Divine revelation, reflecting a plurality of views. Mahmoud Hussein argues that whereas God transcends time, His Word is inscribed within time. It is […]

London’s Overthrow

China Miéville

August 2012 | £7.99 | 96pp

London’s Overthrow is a potent polemic describing the capital in a time of austerity at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Award-winning author and essayist China Miéville cuts through the hyperbole of our politicians to present a view […]

Lebanon Adrift

Samir Khalaf

May 2012 | £18.99 | $27.95 | 296pp

Lebanon today is at a fateful crossroads in its eventful socio-cultural and political history. Imperiled by unsettling transformations, from postwar reconstruction and rehabilitation to the forces of postmodernity and globalism, it remains adrift. In this landmark study, Samir […]

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