Other Arabian Peninsula

In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctors Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

A strikingly honest look into Islamic culture?--in particular women and Islam?--and what it takes for one woman to...

September 1, 2008
Paperback
Sourcebooks
$17.99
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
Paperback
American University in Cairo Press
240 Pages
$17.95
The Others

The Others

Al-Herz, Seba
A best-selling book when it appeared in Arabic, The Others is a literary tour de force, offering a window into one of the most repressive societies in the world. Seba al-Herz tells the story of a...
September 1, 2009
Paperback
Seven Stories Press
320 Pages
$17.95
The Girl Who Fell to Earth

The Girl Who Fell to Earth

Al-Maria, Sophia

Award-winning filmmaker and writer Sophia Al-Maria's The Girl Who Fell to Earth is a funny and wry coming-of-age memoir about growing up in between American and Gulf Arab cultures. With...

November 27, 2012
Paperback
Harper Perennial
$14.99
Muniras Bottle: A Saudi Arabian Novel
In Riyadh, against the events of the second Gulf War and Saddam's invasion of Kuwait, we learn the story of Munira--with the gorgeous eyes--and the unspeakable tragedy she suffers as her male...
June 30, 2014
Paperback
American University in Cairo Press
224 Pages
$16.95
Wolves of the Crescent Moon

Wolves of the Crescent Moon

Al-Mohaimeed, Yousef
"The first great Saudi novel." --The New York Sun

Banned in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this provocative, fast-paced debut novel confirms what The Washington...
December 18, 2007
Paperback
Penguin Group
180 Pages
$14.00
Daring to Drive: A Saudi Womans Awakening
"A vital, inspiring book" (O, The Oprah Magazine)--a ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of the...
June 12, 2018
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
320 Pages
$17.00
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

Ali, Nujood ; Minoui, Delphine
"I'm a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no."

Nujood Ali'...

March 2, 2010
Paperback
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
192 Pages
$14.00
Girls of Riyadh

Girls of Riyadh

Alsanea, Rajaa ; Alsanea, Raja
"Alsanea's wisdom and insight into the female experience seem surreal. She captures the core, universal truths of the complications in finding and holding a life partner. Her characters provide...
July 1, 2008
Paperback
Penguin Group
$18.00
Mama Hissas Mice

Mama Hissas Mice

Alsanousi, Saud ; Hussain, Saw

From the winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction comes an apocalyptic and caustically funny novel about the power of friendship in a war-torn world that NPR calls "rich and...

November 12, 2019
Paperback
Amazon Crossing
400 Pages
$14.95

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