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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449198

    The definitive translation of the world's oldest known epic, now updated with newly discovered materialMiraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as far as four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, predates Homer by many cent…

  • An Introduction to Arab Poetics

    An Introduction to Arab Poetics
    av Adonis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863563317

    Poetry is the quintessence of Arab culture. In this book one of the foremost Arab poets reinterprets a rich and ancient heritage. He examines the oral tradition of the pre-Islamic poetry of Arabia and the relationship between Arabic poetry and the Q…

  • Impostures

    Impostures
    av al-Hariri

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479800841

    Fifty rogue's tales translated fifty ways An itinerant con man. A gullible eyewitness narrator. Voices spanning continents and centuries. These elements come together in Impostures, a groundbreaking new translation of a celebrated work of Arabic lit…

  • The Tunnel

    The Tunnel
    av A. B. Yehoshua

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328622631

    From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Israeli author, a suspenseful and poignant story of a family coping with the sudden mental decline of their beloved husband and father--an engineer who they discover is involved in an ominous secret…

  • The Blue Mountain

    The Blue Mountain
    av Meir Shalev

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841952420

    The Blue Mountain is the first novel by one of Israel's most important and acclaimed contemporary writers and as with all his writing is a virtuoso example of Shalev's skill as a storyteller. Published to outstanding reviews all over the world, its…

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393643985

    This Norton Critical Edition includes:An expanded translation from the Akkadian by Benjamin R. Foster based on new discoveries, adding lines throughout the world's oldest epic masterpiece.Benjamin R. Foster's full introduction and expanded explanato…

  • Tale Of Love And Darkness

    Tale Of Love And Darkness
    av Amos Oz

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099450030

    A story, in which the author takes us on a journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his d…

  • Classical Poems by Arab Women

    Classical Poems by Arab Women

    Häftad - 1999 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9780863560477

    Arab women poets have been around since the earliest of times, yet their diwans (collected poems) were not given the same consideration as their male counterparts'. Spanning 5,000 years, from the pre-Islamic to the Andalusian periods, Classical Poem…

  • Almost Dead

    Almost Dead
    av Assaf Gavron

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061984044

    An] original and powerful writer.... His clear and honest writing blasts right through the clich s and the politically correct surface to touch the chaotic and ambiguous core of the Israeli identity." --Etgar Keret "In a dazzling display of empathy…

  • Celestial Bodies

    Celestial Bodies
    av Jokha Alharthi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948226943

    Winner of the 2019 Man Booker International Prize and named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews NATIONAL BESTSELLER "An innovative reimagining of the family saga. . . there is no doubt that this is a contemporary novel, insistent and alive . .…

  • Midaq Alley

    Midaq Alley
    av Naguib Mahfouz

    Storpocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385264761

    Widely acclaimed as Naguib Mahfouz's best novel, Midaq Alley brings to life one of the hustling, teeming back alleys of Cairo in the 1940s. From Zaita the cripple-maker to Kirsha the hedonistic cafe owner, from Abbas the barber who mistakes greed fo…

  • Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

    Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
    av Etgar Keret

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374533335

    Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, s…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection

    Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection
    av Agnete W. Lassen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933789378

    A stunning guide to the treasures housed within the Yale Babylonian Collection, presenting new perspectives on the society and culture of the ancient Near East The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of ancient…

  • Let It Be Morning

    Let It Be Morning
    av Sayed Kashua

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802170217

    In his debut, Dancing Arabs, Sayed Kashua established himself as one of the most daring voices of the Middle East. In his searing new novel, a young Arab journalist returns to his hometown -- an Arab village within Israel -- where his already vexed…

  • Touch

    Touch
    av Adania Shibli

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566568074

    Touch centers on a girl, the youngest of nine sisters in a Palestinian family. In the singular world of this novella, this young woman's everyday experiences - watching a funeral procession, fighting with her siblings, learning to read, perhaps fall…

  • Palace Walk

    Palace Walk
    av Naguib Mahfouz

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947109

    Palace Walk is the first novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork. The novels of the Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrann…

  • A Treasury of Virtues

    A Treasury of Virtues
    av al-Qadi al-Quda'i

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479896530

    A Treasury of Virtues is a collection of sayings, sermons, and teachings attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (d. 40/661), the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad, the first Shia Imam and the fourth Sunni Caliph. An acknowledged master of Arab…

  • A Treasury of Virtues

    A Treasury of Virtues
    av al-Qadi al-Quda'i

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814729144

    A Treasury of Virtues is a collection of sayings, sermons, and teachings attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (d. 40/661), the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad, the first Shia Imam and the fourth Sunni Caliph. An acknowledged master of Arab…

  • Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories

    Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories
    av Ghassan Kanafani

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780894108570

    A collection of stories by novelist, journalist, teacher and Palestinian activist Ghassan Kanafani. Titles such as ""The Land of Sad Oranges"", ""If You Were a Horse..."" and ""Letter from Gaza"" offer a gritty look at the agonized world of the Midd…

  • Girls of Riyadh

    Girls of Riyadh
    av Rajaa Alsanea

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143113478

    When Rajaa Alsanea boldly chose to open up the hidden world of Saudi women--their private lives and their conflicts with the traditions of their culture--she caused a sensation across the Arab world. Now in English, Alsanea's tale of the personal st…

  • Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange

    Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395036

    On the shrouded corpse hung a tablet of green topaz with the inscription: 'I am Shaddad the Great. I conquered a thousand cities; a thousand white elephants were collected for me; I lived for a thousand years and my kingdom covered both east and wes…

  • Minor Detail

    Minor Detail
    av Adania Shibli

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811229074

    Minor Detail begins during the summer of 1949, one year after the war that the Palestinians mourn as the Nakba--the catastrophe that led to the displacement and exile of some 700,000 people--and the Israelis celebrate as the War of Independence. Isr…

  • In The Presence Of Absence

    In The Presence Of Absence
    av Mahmoud Darwish

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935744016

    One of the most transcendent poets of his generation, Darwish composed this remarkable elegy at the apex of his creativity, but with the full knowledge that his death was imminent. Thinking it might be his final work, he summoned all his poetic geni…

  • The Epistle of Forgiveness

    The Epistle of Forgiveness
    av Abu l-'Ala al-Ma'arri

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479834945

    Known as "one of the most complex and unusual texts in Arabic literature" (Banipal Magazine), The Epistle of Forgiveness is the lengthy reply by the prolific Syrian poet and prose writer, Abu l-'Ala' al-Ma'arri (d. 449/1057), to a letter by an obscu…

  • The Shell: Memoirs of a Hidden Observer

    The Shell: Memoirs of a Hidden Observer
    av Mustafa Khalifa

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566560221

  • Judas

    Judas
    av Amos Oz

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328745491

    International Bestseller Winner of the International Literature Prize Finalist for the Man Booker International Prize A New York Times Editors' Choice " A] magnificent novel . . . Oz pitches the book's heartbreak and humanism perfectly from firs…

  • The Old Woman and the River

    The Old Woman and the River
    av Ismail Fahad Ismail

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623719821

    Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. After the ceasefire in 1988, the devastation to the landscape of Iraq wrought by the longest war of the twentieth century the Iran-Iraq War becomes visible. Eight years of fighting have tu…

  • Tel Aviv Noir

    Tel Aviv Noir

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617751547

    Gon Ben Ari's story "Clear Recent History" has been named a finalist for the Private Eye Writers of America Shamus Award for Best P.I. Short Story "This consistently strong collection showcases a group of Israeli writers who are not well known in t…

  • Iraq + 100: The First Anthology of Science Fiction to Have Emerged from Iraq

    Iraq + 100: The First Anthology of Science Fiction to Have Emerged from Iraq
    av Hassan Blasim

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250161321

    One of NPR's Best Books of 2017 A groundbreaking anthology of science fiction from Iraq that will challenge your perception of what it means to be "The Other""History is a hostage, but it will bite through the gag you tie around its mouth, bite th…

  • Murder in Jerusalem

    Murder in Jerusalem
    av Batya Gur, Evan Fallenberg, Batya Gur

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060852948

    When a woman's body is discovered in the wardrobe warehouses of Israel Television, Chief Superintendent Michael Ohayon embarks on a tangled and bloody trail of detection through the corridors and studios of Israel's official television station, and…

  • Murder on a Kibbutz: A Communal Case

    Murder on a Kibbutz: A Communal Case
    av Batya Gur

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060926540

    Michael Ohayon investigates a delicate murder case--the secretary of a kibbutz has been poisoned, and Ohayon must expose the deepest secrets of an egalitarian society

  • Stories from Ancient Canaan, Second Edition

    Stories from Ancient Canaan, Second Edition

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780664232429

    The texts from ancient Ugarit are among the most important modern discoveries for understanding the Bible. For more than thirty years, Stories from Ancient Canaan has been recognized as a highly authoritative and readable presentation of the princip…

  • Victims of a Map

    Victims of a Map
    av Adonis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863565243

    Mahmud Darwish, Samih al-Qasim and Adonis are amongst the leading poets in the Arab world today.Victims of a Map presents some of their finest work in translation, alongside the original Arabic, including thirteen poems by Darwish never before publi…

  • The Adam of Two Edens

    The Adam of Two Edens
    av Mahmoud Darwish

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815607106

    A collection of poems by Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. The poems range from dreamy reflections to bitter longings for the Palestine that was lost when Israel was created in 1948.

  • The Iron Tracks

    The Iron Tracks
    av Aron Appelfeld

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805210996

  • The Book of Disappearance

    The Book of Disappearance
    av Ibtisam Azem

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815611110

    What if all the Palestinians in Israel simply disappeared one day? What would happen next? How would Israelis react? These unsettling questions are posed in Azem's powerfully imaginative novel. Set in contemporary Tel Aviv forty eight hours after Is…

  • Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge

    Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge
    av Ezzedine C. Fishere

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168192

    On the eve of Salma's twenty-first birthday, friends and family travel to New York for a celebration reluctantly organized by her grandfather Darwish. As the guests make their way to the party, each journey takes on a greater significance than a sim…

  • The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God & Other Stories

    The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God & Other Stories
    av Etgar Keret

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594633249

    Classic warped and wonderful stories from a "genius" (The New York Times) and master storyteller. Brief, intense, painfully funny, and shockingly honest, Etgar Keret's stories are snapshots that illuminate with intelligence and wit the hidden trut…

  • Cities of Salt

    Cities of Salt
    av Abd al-Rahman Munif

    Häftad - 1988 - ISBN: 9780394755267

  • The Arab Renaissance

    The Arab Renaissance

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603293037

    In the Nahda, or Arab Renaissance, from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century, Arab culture and politics for the first time responded to European modernity and face the challenges to Arab power, tradition, and identity posed by the ind…

  • Dancing Arabs

    Dancing Arabs
    av Sayed Kashua

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802141262

    A bildungsroman suffused with humor and irony, Dancing Arabs centers on a young boy from a poor Arab village, his haphazard receipt of a scholarship to a Jewish boarding school, and the dislocation and alienation that ensues when he finds himself fa…

  • The Discourses

    The Discourses
    av al-Hasan al-Yusi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814764572

    Wide-ranging essays on Moroccan history, Sufism, and religious life Al-Hasan al-Yusi was arguably the most influential and well-known Moroccan intellectual figure of his generation. In 1084/1685, at the age of roughly fifty-four, and after a long an…

  • The Loves of Judith

    The Loves of Judith
    av Barbara Shalev

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805242867

    A woman with three loves and a son with three fathers: a universal story of passion and personal destiny by the award-winning author of "A Pigeon and a Boy." When the mysterious Judith arrives in a small agricultural village in Palestine in the 1930…

  • War Songs

    War Songs
    av 'Antarah ibn Shaddad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479858798

    Poems of love and battle by Arabia's legendary warrior From the sixth-century highlands of Najd in the Arabian peninsula, on the eve of the advent of Islam, come the strident cries of a legendary warrior and poet. The black outcast son of an Arab f…

  • War Songs

    War Songs
    av 'Antarah ibn Shaddad

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479880904

    Poems of love and battle by Arabia's legendary warrior From the sixth-century highlands of Najd in the Arabian peninsula, on the eve of the advent of Islam, come the strident cries of a legendary warrior and poet. The black outcast son of an Arab f…

  • Scorched

    Scorched
    av Irit Amiel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853036340

  • Season of Migration to the North

    Season of Migration to the North
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173022

    After years of study in Europe, the young narrator of Season of Migration to the North returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan. It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country. Back home…

  • Granada

    Granada
    av Radwa Ashour

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815607656

    Radwa Ashour skillfully weaves a history of Granadan rule and an Arabic world into a novel that evokes cultural loss and the disappearance of a vanquished population. The novel follows the family of Abu Jaafar, the bookbinderdashhis wife, widowed da…

  • The Queue

    The Queue
    av Basma Abdel Aziz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612195162

    "The Queue ... has drawn comparisons to Western classics like George Orwell's 1984 and The Trial by Franz Kafka. It represents a new wave of dystopian and surrealist fiction from Middle Eastern writers who are grappling with the chaotic aftermath an…

  • Children Of The Alley

    Children Of The Alley
    av Naguib Mahfouz

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385264730

    The tumultuous alley of this rich and intricate novel (first published in Arabic in 1959) is inhabited by a delightful Egyptian family, but is also the setting for a second, hidden, and more daring narrative: the spiritual history of humankind. The…

  • The Story of Zahra

    The Story of Zahra
    av Hanan Al-Shaykh

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385472067

    Zahra's mother uses her as a cover for her meetings with a lover; Zahra's strict father mistreats her for being complicit in her mother's affair. Fleeing from Beirut in search of solace, Zahra stays with her uncle in West Africa--and then uses marri…

  • Jurji Zaidan and the Foundations of Arab Nationalism

    Jurji Zaidan and the Foundations of Arab Nationalism
    av Thomas Philipp

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815633587

    The creation of a modern Arabic print language and the secular interpretation of Arab history were among the greatest achievements of the Nahda, the Arab cultural revival of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The language became an i…