• Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Jhumpa Lahiri

      The award-winning author of "The Interpreter of Maladies" continues the theme of the immigrant experience fraught with the problems of assimilation and the conflicted path between old and new generations. The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their vexing transformation into...

      $39.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Harper Lee

      Considered one of the best novels of the 20th century, yet consistently banned and challenged since it was first published in 1962, Harper Lee's novel of race relations in the 1930s American South has been translated into 40 languages with 40 million copies sold.  It is available here in a new Arabic 2016 edition. 

      $36.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Mohammed Hasan Alwan

      Winner of the 2017 International Prize for Arabic fiction, this novel, by Saudi author, Mohammed Hasan Alwan, is the fictionalized telling of the life of a Sufi saint, Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi. Ibn Arabi was born in 12th century Muslim Spain and became a Sufi mystic who traveled the Middle East and wrote about his experiences.

      $34.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Paula Hawkins

      The English language novel debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times fiction bestsellers list 2015 and stayed No. 1 for 13 consecutive weeks. The psychological thriller by British author Paula Hawkins has sold more 1.5 million copies and will soon be released as a major motion picture. Now available in Arabic for the first time, it is a must have...

      $28.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  F. Scott Fitzgerald

      The classic novel of 1920s American prosperity and idealism tells the story of the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his passion and obsession for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan.  Considered a "Great American Novel", it provides a critical social histroy of America during the Roaring Twenties, and is a long-standing regular on...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic, English
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  John Steinbeck

      Originally published in 1937, this novel tells the story of two displaced migrant farm workers who move around California searching for work during the Great Depression. It has been banned or challenged numerous times for offensive and racist language and appears on the American Library Association's list of the Most Challenged Books of the...

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Zina Khori, Sirsa Qursha

      This beautifully illustrated book explains the Universal Declaration of Human Rights so children can understand them and know when and how to apply them at home, at school, and in the community at large.  It's never too early to teach kids about human rights and to respect the differences and rights of others in order to promote...

      $18.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Fatimah Sharaf al-Din

      A new book by award-winning author, Fatima Sharafeddine.  A little girl with a papier mache elephant who is larger than life in her imagination struggles with where to keep him because he is so big, but she loves him so much.  Features gorgeous illustrations by world-renowned Iranian artist, Fereshteh Najafi.

      $17.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Najwa Ibn Shatwan

      Winner of the Arab Capital of Culture (Khartoum) Arabic Novel award.  The author was named one of the best 39 Arab writers under age 39 by the Hay Festival of Literature at the Abu Dhabi Book Fair in 2009.  This moving novel sheds light on the untold and forgotten story of black history and the slave trade in Libya.

      $28.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Disney Enterprises

      Who can resist Disney princesses in Arabic?  Sofia is an ordinary little girl until her mother marries the king. Overnight Sofia becomes a princess!  Every little girl's dream.  Follow Sofia as she learns to walk, talk, and act like a princess.

      $14.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13
      Author:  Jeff Kinney

      Translated into 35 languages, the ever popular series for middle school readers is back with Greg and his buddy Rowley trying to find dates for the Valentine's Day dance. Who will get a date first and who will be the third wheel?

      $21.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Fatima Sharaf al-Din

      On a warm day the mom and dad animals wake up from an afternoon nap and can't find all the babies, but the babies have a big surprise.  This book helps children learn the sounds that animals make.

      $16.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Elif Shafak

      The author was accused of insulting Turkey for writing this book and nearly went to prison.  It tells the story of two families, one Turkish and one Armenian-American, as they struggle to forge their identities against the backdrop of Turkey's violent history.

      $34.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Shafik Mehdi

      Once upon a time, a rich, powerful king asks his three daughters what is more important: power/money or brain/thinking? To the king's delight, two say power and riches. The third, and youngest, says thinking and intelligence. The king is furious and orders her to marry the poorest man in the kingdom -- Hassan, who is so poor he can only eat...

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10

      Young scientists explore the different regions of the world with its varied climates.  From the North Pole to the deserts of Australia, it's an exciting journey with interesting color photographs and fully-vowelled text for easy reading.

      $23.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Poetry
      Author:  Eva de Vitray-Meyerovitch

      This illustrated volume features 306 quatrains by the 13th century Sufi mystic poet, Jalaluddin Rumi. He was a passionate believer in the use of music, poetry and dance as a path for communion with God, the true Beloved. These beliefs gave birth to the whirling dervishes famous in Sufism. This is a translation of the French edition by...

      $23.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  George Orwell

      The classic, yet still terrifying, dystopian novel by George Orwell tells of life in 1984 Oceania.  Ruled by the Party and under the watchful, intrusive eye of Big Brother, Winston Smith is guilty of undiscovered "thought crimes" who, as the result of an illicit affair becomes involved with the resistance.

      $22.95
    • Language:  Somali
      Subject:  History
      Author:  Dahir Ali Omar

      Takes the reader on a journey through the wars of Somali history beginning with the Somali-Ethiopian war led by "The Conqueror" Imam Ahmed Gurey, through the various Western occupations, until the days of independence in 1960.

      $37.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Waciny Laredj

      Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award, this is a historical novel about Abdelkader, the military and religious leader who founded the Algerian state and led the Algerians in their 19th century struggle against French occupation.

      $29.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  F. Scott Fitzgerald

      The classic novel of 1920s American prosperity and idealism tells the story of the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his passion and obsession for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan.  Considered a "Great American Novel", it provides a critical social histroy of America during the Roaring Twenties, and is a long-standing regular on...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  LifeStyle
      Author:  Fifi M. Maacaron

      Make your own organic creams, cleansers, shampoo, balms, and more with this book of more than 100 recipes for natural beauty products developed by a licensed pharmacist.  Includes information about how to tell if a store-bought product is really organic.

      $31.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13
      Author:  T. R. Burns

      Sam is normally a straight-A student -- until the unfortunate apple incident.  He ends up in reform school, which is not at all what he expected.  Reform school is actually a training ground for troublemakers and Sam soon makes it to the head of the class.

      $22.95
    • Language:  Somali
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Hawa A. Hussein

      Dahabo and Daruur are in love, but are forbidden to marry because Daruur belongs to an inferior class.  The young couple, along with some other families, flee their village (and all its old-fashioned ideas) in the dead of night.  The refugees walk for 30 days until they find a place to build a village of their own.  One where all...

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    • Language:  German, English
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Helja Albersdorfer

      Learn all the things to see and do around the house in German and English.  This bilingual book offers parallel text in both languages, plus vocabulary for individual items around the house.  This book is also available as part of a Bili Bundle.

      $11.95
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    • Language:  German
      Genre:  Drama
      Cast:  Jonas Nay
      Director :  Edward Berger, Samira Radsi

      A coming-of-age story within a suspenseful thriller, set against the real events, culture wars and political realities of Germany in the 1980s.

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Genre:  Documentary
      Director :  Andrea Kalin, Oliver Lukacs

      Award-winning Red Lines provides cinematic boots on the ground, offering a rare window into the Syrian conflict, taking us from the trenches to geopolitical jockeying and becoming, a long the way, a searing expose of an ongoing humanitarian crisis.

      $18.95
    • Language:  Persian
      Genre:  Romance, Thriller
      Cast:  Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi
      Director :  Ana Lily Amirpour

      Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the town's most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom . . . blood red. B&W

      $19.95
    • Language:  Spanish
      Genre:  Documentary
      Director :  Patricio Guzman

      Masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the Western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English Navy for the price of a mother-of-pearl button.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic, French, Spanish
      Genre:  Drama
      Cast:  Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb
      Director :  David Oelhoffen

      In 1954, a reclusive ex-soldier (Viggo Mortensen) is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a village (Reda Kateb) accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War.

      $21.95
    • Language:  German
      Genre:  Documentary
      Director :  Vanessa Lapa

      On May 6th, 1945, soldiers of the US Army occupied the Heinrich Himmler family home in Gmund, Germany where they discovered hundreds of private letters, documents, diaries, and photographs. The Decent One makes use of these materials to sketch the biography and expose the inner mind, ideals, plans and secrets of SS commander and...

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic, Hebrew
      Genre:  Animation, Documentary
      Director :  Amer Shomali, Paul Cowan

      Through a clever mix of stop-motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel."

      $19.95
    • Language:  Persian
      Genre:  Comedy, Drama
      Director :  Jafar Panahi

      Internationally acclaimed Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been officially banned from filmmaking since 2010.  In a courageous act of artistic and political defiance he has made three features since then including Jafar Panahi's Taxi.  In Taxi he drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up...

      $21.95
    • Language:  Hebrew
      Genre:  Drama
      Cast:  Sarit Larry, Avi Schnaidman
      Director :  Nadav Lapid

      The story of a teacher who becomes at first enchanted, and then ulitmately consumed, by the poetic genius of her five-year-old student.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Spanish
      Genre:  Comedy
      Cast:  Robert Lorie, Paul Chamberlain, Ashly Burch
      Director :  Kenny Riches

      A funny, offbeat portait of Miami, The Strongest Man follows Beef (Robert Lorie), an anxiety-ridden Cuban construction worker and his Korean friend Conan (Paul Chamberlain), as their lives get bumped off track the moment they agree to attend a spiritual meditation class.

      $19.95
    • Language:  German
      Genre:  Drama, Thriller
      Cast:  Laia Costa, Frederick Lau
      Director :  Sebastian Schipper

      This film is not a movie; it's not about a bank robbery. It is a bank robbery. Victoria was shot in one single take. Two hours and eighteen minutes. No cuts. No CGI. No cheap tickets. No expensive ones, either. Just one shot.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Spanish
      Genre:  Comedy, Drama
      Cast:  Tenoch Huerta, Leonardo Ortizgris, Sebastian Aguirre
      Director :  Alonso Ruizpalacios

      Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra (Tenoch Huerta) and Santos (Leonard0 Ortizgris) have been living in angst-ridden limbo. Education-less, motionless, purposeless, and unsure of what the strike will bring. They begin to look for strange ways to kill time. But their routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of...

      $19.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Subhi Sulayman

      When a poor old man steals a loaf of bread, he is arrested and brought to court.  The judge hears the case and passes judgment, but his decision is quite unexpected.

      $13.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Hassan Daoud

      Ah, the Mathilde Building. It has seen births, deaths, weddings, life. Her walls have heard the throes of ecstasy, the pain of childbirth, the arguments, the young footsteps on the stairs. She has also seen the ravages of war, but this is not the story of a building, it is the story of home.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Cookbooks
      Author:  Cookpad Community

      Mmmm . . . coconut cake, eclairs, pistachio cookies, lemon tarts and much more in this new cookbook from the Arabic Cookpad community of cooks. Chock full of chocolate and other desserts to accompany your coffee, this new cookbook presents the best of the kitchen-tested recipes. Now you can have your cake and eat it, too!

      $24.95
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    • Language:  French
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Isabelle Wlodarczyk

      Louise is so big now! Too big.  She misses being little when she was the youngest in the family and everyone spoiled her. Now she is haunted by the question: is it possible to shrink? Louise is very tenacious and is determined to find a way to reverse time and make herself small again.

      $9.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13
      Author:  Philippe Fix

      Two friends, Serafin and Plum, and a hamster named Hercules, find themselves in a strange town where they are not welcome because they don't have identification.  Chaos ensues when they build a fence-making machine that fences in all the bureaucrats! With illustrations and story by the beloved French artist Philippe Fix.

      $25.95
    • Language:  German
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Jule Maiwald

      Anne is about to turn 40 and for her birthday she has gathered all of her friends together for her ex-husband's funeral.  Except Richard is not dead. The funeral is a symbolic parting of a love gone wrong followed by a big party.  Soon divorced women everywhere are staging funerals and celebrating their freedom.  Then Anne meets...

      $23.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Clementine Beauvais

      Sisters, Holly and Anna, and their friend, Prince Pepino, are trying to earn some money so they can take an intergalactic vacation. When a tall, elegant lady offers to pay them a handsome price to help her plan a royal wedding, they jump at the chance! But something seems fishy when the kids are told to do all their planning in secret. And...

      $21.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Bernd Kohlhepp

      Bo is tired of his family so he moves out.  To the backyard.  With a tent.  But then it's nighttime and it's cold, and scary.  Soon his sister comes out because she misses him. Then the family dog.  Then mom and dad.  A story about love and families.

      $21.95
    • Language:  French
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Cee Cee Mia

      His name is Tiny and even though he isn't very big, the world has no secrets. When he turns into Super Mi, he is able to explore all the secrets of the universe. Follow Super Mi into the exciting world of the human body.

      $19.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Taghreed Najjar

      Zaina is afraid to go to sleep by herself.  As soon as her mother turns off the light, suddenly all the ordinary objects in Zaina's room become scary things in her imagination.  How can Zaina learn that dreams are made of wondrous things and sleep can take her on a wonderful journey?

      $17.95
    • Language:  German
      Subject:  Biography
      Author:  George Watsky

      The New York Times Bestseller by musician and artist George Watsky is available here in German.  This is his debut memoir, written in a series of essays, that is boldy honest and wonderfully humorous.  A hit in English; it's not to be missed in German.

      $31.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Kamal Sayed

      A gorgeous series on Islamic culture for kids features the stories of the prophets. This volume (#8) tells the story of Solomon according to Islamic tradition and offers vocalized text for easier reading and lush illustrations.

      $13.95
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