Middle East

Rose Water and Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen
Pomegranates and pistachios. Floral waters and cinnamon. Bulgur wheat, lentils, and succulent lamb. These lush flavors of Maureen Abood's childhood, growing up as a Lebanese-American in Michigan,...
April 28, 2015
The Language of Baklava: A Memoir

Diana Abu-Jaber's vibrant, humorous memoir weaves together delicious food memories that illuminate the two cultures of her childhood--American and Jordanian. Here are stories of being raised by a...

March 14, 2006
Anchor Books
Return of Faraz Ali

Return of Faraz Ali

Ahmad, Aamina
Sent back to his birthplace--Lahore's notorious red-light district--to hush up the murder of a girl, a man finds himself in an unexpected reckoning with his past.


April 5, 2022
Riverhead Books
The Wandering Falcon

The Wandering Falcon

Ahmad, Jamil
For readers of Khaled Hosseini, Daniyal Mueenuddin, and Mohsin Hamid, a story set among the mountain tribes of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

In this extraordinary tale, Tor Baz, the young boy...

October 2, 2012
Riverhead Books
256 Pages
The Karachi Kitchen (None)
From the Arabian Sea to the peaks of the Himalayas, cuisine in Karachi is as diverse as its inhabitants and draws influences from across South, Central, and West Asia. The local food is bold in...
November 1, 2017
Nebulous Arts, LLC
112 Pages
Naked Don't Fear the Water: An Underground Journey with Afghan Refugees

A NYTBR Editor's Choice

"This is a book of radical empathy, crossing many borders - not just borders that separate nations, but also borders of form, borders of meaning,...

February 15, 2022
Homeland Elegies

Homeland Elegies

Akhtar, Ayad
This "beautiful novel . . . has echoes of The Great Gatsby": an immigrant father and his son search for belonging--in post-Trump America, and with each other (Dwight Garner...
May 25, 2021
Back Bay Books
Earth Weeps, Saturn Laughs

Earth Weeps, Saturn Laughs

Al Farsi, Abdulaziz
Earth Weeps, Saturn Laughs opens with the return of Khalid Bakhit, a government employee, to his hometown in Oman after a time away in the big city, and concludes with his return to the city with a...
February 15, 2013
American University in Cairo Press
The Baghdad Clock

The Baghdad Clock

Al Rawi, Shahad ; Leafgren, Lu
Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018

This number one best-selling title in Iraq, Dubai, and the UAE is a heart-rending tale of two girls growing up in war-...

May 14, 2019
ONEWorld Publications

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