World History/Politics/Current Affairs
Darkness Over Germany
A Warning from HistoryDarkness over Germany
delivers a stark warning from history of how a man with little political experience rose up as a voice of the people, a voice for the disenfranchised who were suffering the injustices of social inequality and unemployment.
The Four Roads to Heaven
France and the Santiago Pilgrimage
The Pilgrim’s Guide—the world’s first guidebook—written in the 12th century for travelers on the great pilgrimage across France to the tomb of St. James at Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. Edwin Mullins follows the same four roads of The Pilgrim's Guide as they exist today. From imposing Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals to humble pilgrims’ hospices, this book looks at the living legacy of one of the great social phenomena of the Middle Ages.
Illustrated Gift Books
How the World Learned to Love Orange Wine
Written by renowned orange wine expert Simon J. Woolf, Amber Revolution is the world’s first book to tell the full, forgotten story of this ancient wine (white wine made like a red wine). This beautifully illustrated book includes profiles of 180 of the best producers worldwide and is crammed full of all the information you need to find the best orange wines together with tips for how to buy, enjoy, food-match and age them.
A Celebration of Food from Land and Sea
“An important cuisine and culinary tradition that needs to be understood, celebrated, and enjoyed.” —Anthony Bourdain
Joudie Kalla, author of the bestselling Palestine on a Plate, introduces readers to more of the Middle East’s best kept secret—Palestinian cuisine.
Soup for Syria
Recipes to Celebrate Our Shared Humanity
Acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors the world over have come together to help fund food relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of Syrian refugees. Each has contributed a recipe to this beautifully illustrated cookbook of delicious soups from around the world. Contributors include:
Mark Bittman, Anthony Bourdain, Alice Waters, Paula Wolfert, Yotam Ottolenghi, Claudia Roden, Greg Malouf, Ana Sortun, Sami Tamimi, Aglaia Kremezi, Carolyn Kumpe, Wendy Rahamut, Joe Barza, Sally Butcher, Troth Wells, Garrett Melkonian, Alexis Couquelet, Fernando Gomez, Jane Hughes, and many others.
Biographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of an Egyptian Woman Student in AmericaThe Journey
narrates the years which Ashour spent in the US and captures so vividly the spirit and ethos of the time it chronicles—the early 1970s. Anti-colonial movements, a commitment to popular struggles and people’s liberation, as well as linking scholarship and work on the ground, are all alive and real in her memoir.
Printed in Beirut
"A fake thriller, but a real comedy..." —Le Monde
Farid arrives in Beirut seeking a publisher, but instead accepts a copyediting job at an esteemed old print house, Karam Brothers Press. But soon Farid discovers the press is not what it seems, and finds himself in the middle of a police investigation...
or The Beginning of All Tales
Set during the tumultuous years leading up to the Arab Spring, Sophia
delivers the intricate plotting and lyrical prose that Schami’s readers expect, and reveals the power of love to overcome all barriers of time and circumstance.
I Don't Want This Poem to End
Early and Late Poems
This book includes three collections from different phases in the late Darwish’s writing career, as well as reminiscences by friends drawn from the poet’s final years, and a moving account of the discovery of the new poems in this collection.
In Jerusalem and Other Poems
LONG AWAITED FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF CELEBRATED PALESTINIAN POET
Born in 1977, Tamim Al-Barghouti is probably one of the most widely read Palestinian poets of his generation. His poetry readings are attended by thousands, sometimes packing stadiums and amphitheaters. The poems in this collection were written in Cairo, Ramallah, Amman, Washington, DC and Berlin between 1997 and 2017.
Language & Reference
A SourcebookThe essential textile and design source book packed full of vibrant color combinations and magnificent patterns from around the world
Children's Picture Books
A Day with Yayah
Set in the Nicola Valley, British Columbia, in Canada's westernmost province, a First Nations family goes on an outing to forage for herbs and mushrooms. A grandmother passes down her knowledge of plant life and the natural world to her young grandchildren.
Invisible Kingdom, The
(Part I of the Invisible Kingdom Trilogy)
"British artist Ryan... offers a fanciful modern fairy tale illustrated with a whole sheaf of his intricately detailed cut-paper silhouettes, including a poster on the back of the dust jacket. The hero, a young prince, lives in a palace in the middle of the city, trapped by protocol. ... It’s the first of three volumes, and readers will long for the next book."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Having a dad who’s a secret agent is hard: spies work long hours and travel a lot. In this fast-paced story, Dad takes them on an adventure. With dark and mysterious characters following in their tail, Olivia’s spy dad is always one step ahead.