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The Mirage

by Naguib Mahfouz

A stunning example of Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz’s psychological portraiture, The Mirage is the story of an intense young man who has been so dominated by his mother that her death...


The Others

by Siba al-Harez

A best-seller in Arabic, The Others is a literary tour de force, offering a glimpse into one of the most repressive societies in the world. Siba al-Harez tells the story of a nameless teenager at a girls’...


Songs My Mother Never Taught Me

by Selcuk Altun, Ruth Christie & Selcuk Berilgen

After the death of his overbearing mother, the privileged Arda reclines in his wealth, reflecting on his young life, and on the life of his father, the famous mathematician Mürsel Ergenekon, who was murdered...


Many and Many a Year Ago

by Selcuk Altun

Kemal Kuray is lucky to escape with his life after his beloved F-16 hurtles to the ground in a test flight. Convalescence comes in the form of a comfortable monthly allowance and an opulent apartment in a mysterious...


Until the Dawn's Light: A Novel

by Aharon Appelfeld & Jeffrey M. Green

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER (2012)***

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed writer (“One of the best novelists alive” —Irving Howe): a Jewish woman marries a gentile laborer in turn-of-the-century...


Khan al-Kalili

by Naguib Mahfouz

Khan al-Khalili, by Egyptian Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz, portrays the clash of old and new in an historic Cairo neighborhood as German bombs fall on the city.

   The time is 1942, World War II is at its...


Anatomy of a Disappearance: A Novel

by Hisham Matar

This mesmerizing literary novel is written with all the emotional precision and intimacy that have won Hisham Matar tremendous international recognition. In a voice that is delicately wrought and beautifully...


Heatwave and Crazy Birds (Hebrew Literature Series)

by Gabriela Avigur-Rotem & Dalya Bilu

An extraordinary lyrical novel about a culture seeking to bury its origins, which date to the Holocaust, preferring the biblical to the recent past . . .When her archeologist father died, Loya Kaplan left Israel...


Hotel Bosphorus

by Esmahan Aykol & Ruth Whitehouse

A film director is murdered in Istanbul. The heroine and accidental investigator is the owner of a mystery bookshop.


Karnak Cafe

by Naguib Mahfouz

In this gripping and suspenseful novella from the Egyptian Nobel Prize-winner, three young friends survive interrogation by the secret police, only to find their lives poisoned by suspicion, fear, and betrayal....


Motti (Hebrew Literature Series)

by Asaf Schurr & Todd Hasak-Lowy

Calling to mind the minimalist novels of Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Motti is at once an exercise in simplicity and a self-conscious investigation into storytelling . . .An unassuming, unambitious man named Motti,...


Morning and Evening Talk

by Naguib Mahfouz

This unusual epic from the Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz portrays five generations of one sprawling family against the upheavals of two centuries of modern Egyptian history.Set in Cairo, Morning and Evening...


Cairo Modern

by Naguib Mahfouz

In Naguib Mahfouz's suspenseful novel a bitter and ambitious nihilist, a beautiful and impoverished student, and a corrupt official engage in a doomed ménage à trois.

Cairo of the 1930s is a place of vast social...


Life on Sandpaper (Hebrew Literature Series)

by Yoram Kaniuk & Anthony Berris

Susan Sontag writes: “Of the novelists I have discovered in translation . . . the three for whom I have the greatest admiration are Gabriel Garci?a Ma?rquez, Peter Handke, and Yoram Kaniuk.“A whirlwind of...


A Sky So Close: A Novel

by Betool Khedairi

This haunting coming-of-age story about a girl growing up in wartime Iraq was the subject of heated controversy when it was published in the Middle East; now in English, it offers American readers a rare chance...


Limassol

by Yishai Sarid & Barbara Harshaw

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Dolly City (Hebrew Literature Series)

by Orly Castel-Bloom & Dalya Bilu

Gruesome, unhinged, and hilarious, Dolly City is widely recognized as one of the most disconcerting—and brilliant—literary works ever to come out of Israel.“Dolly City—a city without a base, without...


The Prophet Murders

Hop-Çiki-Yaya #2

by Mehmet Murat Somer

Something's gone seriously wrong in Istanbul - a killer is on the loose, and transvestites are being murdered, the modus operandi becoming increasingly bizarre with each death. Our protagonist - fellow transvestite,...


To the End of the Land

by David Grossman & Jessica Cohen

From one of Israel’s most acclaimed writers comes a novel of extraordinary power about family life—the greatest human drama—and the cost of war.

Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating...


The White Castle: A Novel

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 1990

by Orhan Pamuk

From a Turkish writer who has been compared with Borges, Nabokov, and DeLillo comes a dazzling novel that is at once a captivating work of historical fiction and a sinuous treatise on the enigma of identity...