Biography

Biography

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Biography  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Literature
    Author:  Salah Niazi

    Considered a pioneer of Iraqi poetry, Salah Niazi has published many works of literature, including nine books of poetry and five books of criticism. He is also known for his translations of such weighty works as Shakespeare's Macbeth and Hamlet, as well as James Joyce's Ulysses. Here the exiled poet writes about his life and journey to becoming...

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Detainee Jehad

    On March 10, 2015, a riot broke out between prison staff and inmates at Bahrain's notorious Jau Prison. After riot police regained control, the prisoners endured weeks of brutal torture. Human Rights Watch (HRW) corroborates the event. This is the true story by an inmate known only as "Jehad" of the horrific events of that day and the aftermath...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Literature, Reference
    Author:  Shawky Mohamed Abboud

    A guide to writers, poets, playwrights, and novelists from 5th Century BC to the modern era.  Includes index and illustrations.

    $43.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Nujood Ali

    Nujood Ali's childhood came to a horrifying end in 2008 when, at the age of 9, she was forced to marry a man three times her age. In this harrowing biography, she tells of daily abuse by her husband and her courageous escape. With the help of local advocates, Nujood obtained a divorce and successfully opposed Yemeni tribal tradition.

    $23.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Naveed Jamali & Ellis Henican

    Soon to be a major motion picture, and named the funniest book of the year by The Washington Post, the fascinating true adventure story about a charming amateur who used everything he learned about espioniage from movies and detective shows to help the FBI take down a real-life Russian spy.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Family, Literature
    Author:  Elif Shafak

    The profound and thoughtful biography from Turkey's leading female author, Elif Shafak.  After the birth of her first child, Shafak fell into such deep postpartum depression that she stopped writing for the first time in her life.  With the help of Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, and Alice Walker, Shafak learns to balance motherhood and...

    $28.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Technology
    Author:  Walter Isaacson

    A compelling history of the digital revolution that introduces the people who were pivotal in the creation of the Internet and computers.  How did their minds work?  Where did their ideas come from?  Why did some fail and some succeed? An indispensable guide to technological innovation from the 1840s to the present. 

    $49.99
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Technology
    Author:  Brent Schlender

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller by journalists, Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, is now available in Arabic. A new biography that reveals Steve Jobs through a different lens.  Here the irascible, arrogant leader is shown to be a real human being who comes to terms with his failings and acknowledges hard lessons.  Includes index,...

    $39.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Travel
    Author:  Shireen Adel

    Shireen Adel is a young Egyptian writer with degrees in computer science and business administration.  An avid traveler (more than 15 countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East), this is her second book.  In Hostel she recounts her adventures backpacking through Europe as a young Arab woman.  Cultures, languages, and faiths...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Cheryl Strayed

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller, voted A Best Book of the Year by NPR, and Oprah's Book Club book, the wildly (no pun intended) popular memoir of Cheryl Strayed and her 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail is finally available in Arabic. The author recounts her triumphs and mishaps as she takes to the trail in the wake of the loss of...

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Robert Slater

    Here is an opportunity to go back and read about Donald Trump before he became the Republican presidential nominee.  Author Robert Slater was granted more than 100 hours of private conversations with the billionaire icon and his employees and colleagues, as well as access to private meetings and secret deals. Here is Trump, the man revealed...

    $21.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Sibylle Tamin

    Man or monster?  The author shares her stories of sitting face-to-face with convicted murders as they reveal the darkness in their souls.  Exciting as it is staggering.

    $18.95
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