Other Arabian Peninsula

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
$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
$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
$17.00
Bitter Orange Tree

Bitter Orange Tree

Alharthi, Jokha
An extraordinary novel from a Man Booker International Prize-winning author that follows one young Omani woman as she builds a life for herself in Britain and reflects on the relationships...
May 10, 2022
Hardcover
Catapult
$26.00
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 Books
304 Pages
$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
$14.95
Arabiyya: Recipes from the Life of an Arab in Diaspora [A Cookbook]
A collection of 100+ bright, bold recipes influenced by the vibrant flavors and convivial culture of the Arab world, filled with moving personal essays on food, family, and identity and mixed...
April 19, 2022
Hardcover
Ten Speed Press
304 Pages
$35.00

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