A sweeping fictional biography of two of the most prominent women in the Umayyad Era. Aisha Bint Talha and Sukaina Bint al-Hussein were both from prominent political families in the Caliphate. They were among the first women to hold literary salons in the Middle Ages to welcome nobles, scholars, writers, and poets. This novel reveals...
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.
Dr. Sandra Cabot explains the hidden causes of excess weight gain and provides her plan for successful weight loss and maintenance including low carb recipes for meals and snacks.
Gertrude Bell broke all the rules about how Victorian women were supposed to behave. She was an academic, linguist, politician, and adventurer who was a peer of Lawrence of Arabia and an adviser to kings. This is the carefully researched, mesmerizing biographical novel of this amazing woman by Alan Gold.
Written under the pseudonym that can be translated as, Dick the Supernatural, this is a collection of stories and musings posted on Facebook by an anonymous Jordanian blogger who has a community of followers on FB, Twitter and Youtube numbering more than 300,000.
A rare historical look at ancient Muslim rituals, talismans, and magic based on the Picatrix, an ancient Arabic text on magic attributed to the Andalusian mathematician, al-Majriti. The first Latin translation dates to 1256.
A fascinating and beautifully written autobiography by Muhammad Asad, formerly known as Leopold Weiss. Born into a Jewish family and a descendant of a long line of Jewish rabbis, Weiss converted to Islam and became one of the most influential European Muslims of the 20th century.