In celebration of the camel and its integral part of Somali culture, this is a concise selection of Somali proverbs about camel herders, popular short stories that illustrate the nomadic life, and songs of sung by camel herders to calm the animals.
A collection of short stories highlighting the culture shock and other issues facing the Somali diaspora at large.
Winner of the Dublin Prize, this is undoubtedly one of the most enchanted books by the award-winning Moroccan author. Ben Jelloun takes the ten tales of Perrault (Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, etc.), masterfully reworks them in an Arab and Muslim context, and presents them in the manner of the Thousand and One Nights.
The English translation of this critically-acclaimed collection of short stories won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and was named one of Publisher's Weekly 10 Best Books of the Year. This Arabic version is banned in Jordan. The author, Hassan Blasim, fled Iraq due to persecution and now lives in exile in Finland....
Originally published in 1931, this is a collection of 12 short stories, each featuring the elusive Mr. Quin. He appears and disappears like a flash of light throughout the collection -- the only thing known about Quin, as observed by his friend, Mr. Satterthwaite, is that the appearance of Mr. Quin is always an omen -- sometimes good, sometimes...
A collection of 63 short stories -- satirical, serious, positive, negative, funny, tragic -- by Iraqi novelist, Alsoudani, about life in Baghdad. The cover illustration was designed by Iraqi artist, Batoul al-Faqiqi.
A collection of short stories by award-winning Egyptian author, Mustafa al-Shimi. These twelve illustrated stories use magical realism to take the reader on an exploration of love and lust, men and women, immorality and purity.
The well-received first book by young Egyptian author, Omar Awais, is collection of short stories on varied themes from drama to suspense to fantasy.
With a doctorate in literature, Tunisian writer Shukri Mabkhout is the author of several works of literary criticism and winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2015. In this collection of short stories, the author presents expertly crafted tales about modern changes within Arab communities.
Translation of a book of short stories written by Nikolai Gogol in 1831-32. His memories of childhood in today's Ukraine are depicted in these pictures of peasant life.
A collection of short stories by Syrian novelist and scriptwriter, Rami Tawil.