Adult

Adult

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

Adult  

  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Anne Frank

    The harrowing true story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl, who, along with her family and a few friends, is forced into hiding in a small attic during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II.  Includes black and white photographs.

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Social Science
    Author:  Basma Abdel Aziz

    A scathing look at the devastating psychological aspects of torture on the human being. Written by the acclaimed Egyptian author of "The Queue," Basma Abdel Aziz, is also a psychiatrist who treats torture victims at the Nadeem Center in Cairo. Nicknamed 'The Rebel" for her outspoken struggle against torture and government corruption, her clinic...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Najih Mamuri

    An enlightening and illustrated exploration of sexuality in ancient Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. A study of artifacts and mythology reveals stories of active female deities. The symbolism calls attention to the feminine and the ritual of sex as a divine act to be celebrated for its role, not only in the creation of life, but in...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Musa Mohamed Cisse

    A collection of short stories highlighting the culture shock and other issues facing the Somali diaspora at large.

    $29.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Abdullahi Janno

    A collection of engaging and entertaining short stories by Somali author Abdullahi Janno.

    $26.95
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  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Farah Mohamed

    A collection of short stories by Somali author and poet, Farah Mohamed. His love for refugees and keen interest in the immigrant experience shines through in his stories.

    $23.95
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  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Suldaan Nayruus

    The true story of an illiterate nomadic camel herder who leaves the wandering life behind, and at the age of 27, learns to read and write the Somali language, goes to school and becomes a journalist.  Being a journalist in Mogadishu is not for the faint of heart.  The profession is full of risks, nepotism, bribery, and exploitation.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Abdullahi Noor Hassan

    An intimate novel about life, love, and revolution in Somalia.

    $29.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Hillary Rodham Clinton details her role as Secretary of State during the Obama administration offering a candid look at  the choices, challenges, and sometimes entertaining interactions with the world's foreign leaders.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  George W. Bush

    George W. Bush candidly describes the moments of critical decision-making that molded his personal life and his eight years in the Oval Office.

    $32.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Waciny Laredj

    Yacine is an Algerian sculptor haunted by the fear of being murdered and his sculptures destroyed. When he is invited to Amsterdam to take part in an art exhibition, he decides to leave Algiers permanently. It was in Amsterdam, twenty years earlier, that he met the only woman he has ever loved.  Fitna however disappeared in the mists...

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Iraj Pezeshkzad

    The wildly popular Iranian novel has sold millions of copies, and when it was banned by the Islamic Republic in 1979, the novel, along with its counterpart television series, continued to thrive underground.  The tension between reality and imagination comes to a head when a pathetic little man, because of his real-life failures, turns...

    $29.95
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