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 […]

The Arabic Alphabet

Nicholas Awde

Putros Samano

February 2006 | £7.99 | 96pp

Ever larger numbers of people are starting to learn Arabic, while even more have some contact with the Arab world. Anyone who wishes to learn the language faces the hitherto formidable initial problem: the alphabet. This book proceeds […]

Victims of a Map


Mahmud Darwish

Samih al-Qasim

June 2005 | £9.99 | $14.95 | 168pp

Mahmud Darwish, Samih al-Qasim and Adonis are amongst the leading poets in the Arab world today. Victims of a Map presents some of their finest work in translation, alongside the original Arabic, including thirteen poems by Darwish never […]

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