Adult

Adult

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

Adult  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Raba'i al-Madhoun

    A pioneering novel written in four parts. Each part representing a concerto movement, the novel looks at the Palestinian exodus from Israel in 1948 (known as the ‘nakba’), the holocaust and the Palestinian right to return. Winner of the 2016 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).

    $27.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Layla al-Atrash

    Rawia Abu Najma – a documentary producer who has not visited Jerusalem since the Six Day War of 1967 – obtains a special permit to return. Although she has come to sort out the affairs of an aged aunt, she secretly hopes to make a film about people's lives in the city. Nominated for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) 2016.

    $27.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Tariq Bukari

    The life story of Murad, written by his former girlfriend Julia, a Frenchwoman. An orphan, Murad is cursed by the people of his village. Ostracised, insulted and beaten, he turns to love in an attempt to take revenge on fate. Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) 2016.

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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Mahmoud Shukair

    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.

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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Talib al-Rafa'i

    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.

    $25.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Ibn Khaldun

    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.

    $39.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Literature
    Author:  Adonis

    Poetry byAdonis, the acclaimed Syrian poet.

    $29.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Literature
    Author:  Alberto Manguel

    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.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Literature
    Author:  Huda al-Tamimi

    Offers a fascinating historical overview of Arabic literature.

    $23.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Alberto Manguel

    A merchant returns to his native Buenos Aires and discovers nothing is as he remembered. The military has begun a campaign of terror and his friends are ghosts.  It is the Dark Era in Argentina's history. 

    $11.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Habib al-Sa'ih

    A woman becomes intrigued with her grandfather's diary when she sees the negative effect that reading it has on her father.  Her grandfather was a freedom fighter in the resistance that fought for Algerian independence from France and the diary reveals the daily life and deeds of the freedom soldiers.  Hailed as heroes by the public,...

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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Kamal al-Riyahi

    The destinies of villains with evil ambitions intersect as they wreak havoc on each other.

    $21.95
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