Adult

Adult

Adult fiction and nonfiction in all of Sawa's world languages

Adult  

  • 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
    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:  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:  Somali
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Abdullahi Noor Hassan

    Culture and tradition collide in this tragic love story.

    $32.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Self-help
    Author:  Cabdikaafi Axmed Cilmi

    Life is a struggle and this book aims to help the reader overcome obstacles, make good decisions, develop self-confidence, remain optimistic, and achieve his or her dream.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Bernice Chauly

    The fictional biography of Malaysian writer Bernice Chauly who traces bloodlines and the ghosts of family history to solve a curse that has plagued her family. Her mother was Chinese and her father was Punjabi. They fell in love and got married despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Their first child, Bernice, brings peace to the families,...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Mohammed Gharbi Omran

    Arwa al-Suhayli ruled Yemen for 40 years in the 5th century. She was the first queen of Islam and was popularly referred to as "the noble Queen" and "the little queen of Sheba." She is believed to have been independent, beautiful, highly intelligent, well-educated, and talented in the womanly arts. Queen Arwa established schools and...

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  William Peter Blatty

    The 1971 horror classic about the demonic possession of 12-year-old Regan MacNeill and the two priests who attempt to exorcise the demon.  Terrifying in any language.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Paul Auster

    By award-winning, acclaimed author, Paul Auster. He takes seemingly disparate characters and events, like young squatters in a Brooklyn apartment, the Hospital for Broken Things (known for repairing artifacts), and a 28-year-old man who is estranged from his parents and whose job is trashing-out foreclosed properties in Florida, and creates a...

    $26.95
  • 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
    Subject:  Self-help
    Author:  Chris Anderson

    Chris Anderson, the head of TED, presents an insider's guide to crafting the perfect talk. Discover the power of the spoken word to change the world. This handy guide shows you how to develop an idea, spin a story, overcome stage fright, and more.

    $27.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ahmed Saadawi

    A new novel by the acclaimed author of "Frankenstein in Baghdad." Ali thought he was dead when he saw an old man using chalk to draw a series of doors on the wall.  The old man invited Ali to come and open one of the doors (if he could) because on the other side of the door was a better world.

    $27.95
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