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 […]

Legends of the Caucasus

David Hunt

March 2012 | £16.99 | $24.95 | 376pp

The Caucasus has an extremely rich folk literature, almost unknown among English speakers, which includes myths, legends, magical tales and proverbs. The one hundred legends included in this volume reflect the cultures of fourteen ethnic groups – their […]

Sexuality in Islam

Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

January 2012 | £16.99 | $24.95 | 304pp

In this classic work, Abdelwahab Bouhdiba asserts that Islam is a lyrical view of life in which sexuality enjoys a privileged status. Drawing on both Arabic and Western sources and seeking to integrate the religious and the sexual, […]

Arab Youth

Edited by Samir Khalaf and Roseanne Saad Khalaf

January 2012 | £17.99 | $24.95 | 416pp

In 2011, Arab youth took to the streets in their thousands to demand their freedom. Although it is too early to speculate on the ultimate outcome of the uprisings, one auspicious feature stands out: they reveal the genesis […]

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