Tells the history of the women of the Al-Abd al-Lat clan, which has left the desert and is preparing to leave its Bedouin customs behind. The women of the clan struggle with these changes and many scorn those embracing modern life. Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) 2016.
An unflinching portrayal of the suffering endured by a young, single Shiite woman from Kuwait who falls in love with a married Sunni man with children. Nominated for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) 2016.
The most important Islamic history of the premodern world; written by the great 14th century Arab scholar, Ibn Khaldun, this monumental work presented the foundation of several fields of knowledge including philosophy, sociology, economics, and more.
Poetry byAdonis, the acclaimed Syrian poet.
Essays by the "Casanova of Reading," explore the crafts of reading and writing, literary identity, the art of translation, the power of censorship, and the links between books and politics.
Offers a fascinating historical overview of Arabic literature.
Roaches are everywhere. They are disgusting and scary. What can we do? A story about cleanliness.
Dana sees a beautiful flower growing at the park. She picks it and brings it home and puts it in a vase. But she soon learns that the flower can't grow in a vase, it needs the wide space of the garden in order to really bloom.
Bilingual Arabic/English by an award-winning author. One day Talya sees a group of mean boys hitting a small cat. She calls her mom to help her rescue the cat, but the cat is afraid and cries and scratches. They take the cat to the vet for treatment, and visit the animal shelter where Talya learns how to care for the cat. A story...
Everyone has a dream for the future. Mazen has so many dreams that he can't decide which one he wants to do.
Kiki has a problem. Diana is a nice girl who got Kiki from the farmer. Diana wants Kiki to be a city chick, but Kiki doesn't like city life. What can she do?
I don't want to be a girl anymore. What is it like to be a sparrow? or a fish? or a cat?