Fiction

Fiction

Adult fiction including novels, short stories, and science fiction in all of Sawa's world languages

Fiction  

  • 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
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Usama al-'Issa

    Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Literature. In this novel, Palestinian novelist, Usama al-'Issa narrates the history of Bethlehem and Palestine through the stories of patients in a mental hospital near the Dheisheh refugee camp.

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Orhan Pamuk

    By the Nobel Prize-winning author, Orhan Pamuk, this is a new Arabic edition of Snow just released in 2017.  It tells the story of Ka, a poet, who returns to Turkey after 12 years of political exile.  One of his motives for returning is to investigate a spate of suicides by teenage girls.  As a heavy snowfall cuts off the city of...

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Historical fiction
    Author:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    The love story of the ages and international bestseller by Nobel Prize-winning author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Florentino is devastated when the love of his life chooses to marry a wealthy doctor.  Ever the romantic, he lives his life and builds his business.  Fifty years and 622 affairs later, Florentino can finally, once again,...

    $23.95
  • 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:  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
  • 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
  • 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:  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
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ali Bader

    By award-winning Iraqi journalist and novelist, Ali Bader, this novel centers on a musician in Baghdad whose body is discovered floating in the Tigris River. The narrator of the story, a journalist, is sent to cover the story and discovers that the dead man is not Kamal Medhat, but actually a Jewish violinist Yousef Sami Saleh. The quest to...

    $24.95
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