Iraq

Fobbit

Fobbit

Abrams, David
Fobbit \'fä-bit\, noun. Definition: A U.S. soldier stationed at a Forward Operating Base who avoids combat by remaining at the base, esp. during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2011)....
September 4, 2012
Paperback
Grove Press, Black Cat
384 Pages
$15.00
The Baghdad Clock

The Baghdad Clock

Al Rawi, Shahad ; Leafgren, Lu
A HEART-RENDING TALE OF TWO GIRLS GROWING UP IN WAR-TORN BAGHDAD

Baghdad, 1991. The Gulf War is raging. Two girls, hiding in an air raid shelter, tell stories to keep the fear and the...

May 14, 2019
Paperback
ONEWorld Publications
266 Pages
$16.95
The Presidents Gardens

The Presidents Gardens

Al-Ramli, Muhsin ; Leafgren, L
In this extraordinary novel by heralded Iraqi author Muhsin Al-Ramli, One Hundred Years of Solitude meets The Kite Runner against the backdrop of Saddam Hussein's Iraq....
May 28, 2019
Paperback
Maclehose Press Quercus
$16.99
The Book of Collateral Damage

The Book of Collateral Damage

Antoon, Sinan ; Wright, Jonath
Sinan Antoon returns to the Iraq war in a poetic and provocative tribute to reclaiming memory

Widely-celebrated author Sinan Antoon's fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer,...

April 21, 2020
Paperback
Yale University Press
312 Pages
$15.00
The Corpse Exhibition: And Other Stories of Iraq

The Corpse Exhibition: And Other Stories of Iraq

Blasim, Hassan ; Wright, Jonat
A blistering debut that does for the Iraqi perspective on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan what Phil Klay's Redeployment does for the American perspective

"[A] wonderful collection...

February 5, 2014
Paperback
Penguin Group
196 Pages
$17.00
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraqs Green Zone

A National Book Award Finalist and New York Times Bestseller

The Green Zone, Baghdad, Iraq, 2003: in this walled-off compound of swimming pools and luxurious amenities, Paul Bremer and his...

September 4, 2007
Paperback
Vintage
384 Pages
$17.00
Baghdad Central

Baghdad Central

Colla, Elliott

Baghdad Central is a noir debut novel set in Baghdad in September 2003. Now a major TV series on HULU. The WSJ said: 'Baghdad Central," the impossible-to-stop-watching six-part series on...

February 18, 2014
Paperback
Bitter Lemon Press
332 Pages
$14.95
Thank You for Your Service

Winner of the Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize in Nonfiction, Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and...

September 23, 2014
Paperback
Picador USA
256 Pages
$16.00
Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark
A New York Times Notable Book - Finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction

"Highly readable biography . . . The woman who emerges from these pages is a complex...

July 24, 2001
Paperback
Modern Library
448 Pages
$18.00
The Watermelon Boys

The Watermelon Boys

Izzidien, Ruqaya
Shortlisted for The Betty Trask Prize

It is the winter of 1915 and Iraq has been engulfed by the First World War. Hungry for independence from Ottoman rule, Ahmad leaves his peaceful...

September 4, 2018
Paperback
Hoopoe
360 Pages
$17.95

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