Zealot

Zealot

Reza Aslan

March 2014 | £9.99 | 352pp

Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s most influential and enigmatic figures by examining Jesus within the context of the times in which he lived: the age of zealotry, an era […]

Sex and Punishment

Sex and Punishment

Eric Berkowitz

March 2013 | £10.99 | 476pp

Sex and Punishment tells the story of the struggle throughout millennia to regulate the most powerful engine of human behaviour: sex. From the savage impalement of an Ancient Mesopotamian adulteress to the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde for ‘gross […]

The Whispering Muse

The Whispering Muse

Sjón

May 2012 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 144pp

The year is 1949 and Valdimar Haraldsson, an eccentric Icelander with elevated ideas about the influence of fish consumption on Nordic civilisation, has had the singular good fortune to be invited to join a Danish merchant ship on […]

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The Calligrapher’s Garden

April 2012 | £10.00 | $14.95 | 130pp

Hassan Massoudy’s elegant calligraphy depicts the four seasons of the garden. From the icy palettes of winter and the fading hues of autumn to delicate spring growth and the dazzling sunshine and blooms of summer, he captures in […]

Sabra Zoo

Sabra Zoo

Mischa Hiller

August 2011 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 240pp

WINNER OF THE 2011 COMMONWEALTH WRITER’S PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK Summer 1982: Beirut is under siege. Eighteen-year-old Ivan’s parents have just been evacuated from the city with other members of the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Ivan stays on, […]

A Reader of Modern Arabic Short Stories

A Reader of Modern Arabic Short Stories

Edited by Sabry Hafez and Catherine Cobham

August 2011 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 224pp

This reader consists of the full Arabic texts of eleven short stories by established Egyptian, Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian writers. The earliest story, written in 1929, is by the Egyptian Maḥmūd Ṭāhir Lāshīn; and the most recent, written […]

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