Selected Writings

Mai Ghoussoub

February 2008 | £12.99 | $17.95 | 266pp

Mai Ghoussoub was a woman who lived with one foot in the East and one in the West, who embodied cosmopolitanism, and who was deeply committed to freedom of expression. Drawing on her own extraordinary experiences as well […]

The Quest for Identities

Sabry Hafez

November 2007 | £35.00 | $50.00 | 450pp

The short story has played a vital role in shaping literary sensibilities in the Arab world. It is probably the most popular literary genre, yet it receives the least attention from literary critics and academic studies. This paradox […]

Kalakuta Republic

Chris Abani

June 2007 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 120pp

This powerful collection of poems details the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and other political prisoners at the hands of Nigeria’s military regime in the late 1980s. Abani vividly describes the characters that peopled this dark world, from […]

The Imagination Unbound

Kamal Abu-Deeb

May 2007 | £40.00 | $60.00 | 204pp

Contrary to common perception, the fantastic in literature was not a modern European invention. Rather, the fantastic is present in Arabic narrative dating to the ninth century. The ‘imagination unbound’ can even be traced back to pre-Islamic mythical […]

Lebanon, Lebanon

Edited by Anna Wilson

September 2006 | £10.00 | $18.95 | 240pp

This collection of writing and drawings – from some of the world’s leading authors and artists – was put together to support the children of Lebanon after the outbreak of war in July 2006. The contributors include: Etel […]

Simple Arabic

Yousif Haddad

Jack Ingle

August 2006 | £12.95 | $19.95 | 200pp

Simple Arabic aims to make learning Arabic as easy and simple as possible. Assuming no previous knowledge of the language, it is suitable for beginners but also for those who already have a grounding in the basics. It […]

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