Adult

Adult

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

Adult  

  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Spirituality
    Author:  Dalai Lama

    A collection of heartfelt thoughts and bits of wisdom from the Dalai Lama on a variety of subjects and suitable for everyone regardless of where they are on the path.  A pocket-sized book that is big in heart.

    $21.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Paulo Coelho

    Relates the story of Tetsuya, the best archer of the country, who conveys his teachings to a boy in his village. The daily work, discipline and effort to overcome difficulties, as well as the courage to make risky decisions are themes that appear throughout the novella.  Coelho focuses on the values that govern our day to day life...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Poetry
    Author:  Mohamed Hirsi Guled

    Every culture has its immortal love legend. Like Romeo and Juliet in English and Qais and Layla in Arabic, this is an analysis and interpretation of the story of Somali legend Cilmi Boodhari and his unrequited love for Hodan.

    $32.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Literature
    Author:  Mohamed Hirsi Guled

    A collection of Somali writings about women by various writers and poets.  Sometimes humorous, sometimes scathing, sometimes pure adoration, women and all their wiles and vices are explored.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ziad Ahmad Mahafizah

    A Jordanian immigrant to the USA returns to Amman to build his life again in his home country.  He partners with a friend to open a coffee shop that soon becomes a popular hangout in Amman.  Here, in this shop, all the hopes, fears, and disappointments of the customers are expressed without judgment. The newly returned immigrant must...

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Aziz Mohammed

    A wannabe writer tries to write a diary about his own life after reading Kafka, but soon becomes frustrated with the how benign his life is.  A first novel by Saudi author and poet, Aziz Mohammed.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Dima Wannous

    A young woman sees herself in the unfinished manuscript she is reading.  It is about a woman dominated by fear.  A second novel by Syrian writer, Dima Wannous, who was named one of the most talented 39 writers under the age of 40 by the Beirut39 project.

    $22.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Atef Abu Saif

    A young girl is taken to London for a medical procedure, but then is unable to return to her home in Gaza because of the Nakba.  Renamed Christina, she is raised and educated in London.  When her adoptive father dies, his sisters send her back to Gaza to fend for herself and find her family.  

    $28.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Walid Shurafa

    A family is evicted from their house and land by Israeli settlers.  Years later, the adult grandson tries to return to the village to visit the old house, but is refused entry by the current resident.  A fight ensues, someone dies, and the grandson relives his life in memories from a prison cell.  The second novel by Palestinian...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Amin Zaoui

    During the Algerian revolution, a family is forced, along with the whole village, to flee to the Moroccan border. The political upheaval forces a grandfather, father, and son to take different ideological paths that ultimately intersect after the country achieves independence. By Algerian novelist and former director of Algeria's National...

    $22.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Amir Tag Elsir

    Khamila is modern and wealthy, and has just returned to her hometown with a college education. Suddenly, seemingly overnight, the town is overrun by a group that has declared war on its inhabitants.  Women become objects (flowers) of pleasure to be consumed at will by the leaders of the religious revolution (fire).

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Fadi Azzam

    $32.95
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