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Capitalism Hits the Fan

by Richard D. Wolff

A breathtakingly clear analysis that breaks down the root causes of today’s economic crisis

“With unerring coherence and unequaled breadth of knowledge, Rick Wolff offers a rich and much needed corrective...


The Putin Mystique: Inside Russia's Power Cult

by Anna Arutunyan

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH RUSSIA’S 21ST CENTURY TSAR

Vladimir V. Putin has confounded world leaders and defied their assumptions as they tried to figure him out, only to misjudge him time and again. The Putin Mystique...


Seeking Palestine: New Palestinian Writing on Exile and Home

by Raja Shehadeh & Penny Johnson

How do Palestinians live, imagine and reflect on home and exile in this period of a stateless and transitory Palestine, a deeply contested and crisis-ridden national project, and a sharp escalation in Israeli...


Love Wins: Palestinian Perseverance Behind Walls

by Phyllis Bennis, Afzal Huda & Waleed Abu-Ghazaleh

During the summer of 2011, armed with a camera and a map, award-winning Canadian filmmaker and photographer Afzal Huda set out to chronicle the Separation Wall in Palestine. His aim was to magnify the ugly face...


Teaching Arabs, Writing Self: Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman

by Evelyn Shakir

Evelyn Shakir’s witty, wise, and beautifully written memoir explores her status as an Arab American woman, from the subtle bigotry she faced in Massachusetts as a second-generation Lebanese whose parents were...


The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948

by Nada Elzeer, Issam Nassar & Salim Tamari

The memoirs of Wasif Jawhariyyeh are a remarkable treasure trove of writings on the life, culture, music, and history of Jerusalem. Spanning over four decades, from 1904 to 1948, they cover a period of enormous...


A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Middle East

by Dilip Hiro

In this up-to-date, painstakingly researched dictionary, author Dilip Hiro brings one of the most tumultuous regions of the world to our fingertips. It is easy-to-read, simple to use, authoritative, and comprehensive....


The New Pearl Harbor Revisited: 9/11, the Cover-Up, and the Expos

by David Ray Griffin

In 2004, David Ray Griffin published The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11. Translated into several languages, it helped spark a worldwide movement demanding "9/11...


The Mysterious Collapse of World Trade Center 7: Why the Final Official Report about 9/11 is Unscientific and False

by David Ray Griffin

At 5:20 in the afternoon on 9/11, Building 7 of the World Trade Center collapsed, even though it had not been struck by a plane and had fires on only a few floors. The reason for its collapse was considered...


Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer

by Phyllis Bennis

If you have ever wondered “Why is there so much violence in the Middle East?”, “Who are the Palestinians?”, “What are the occupied territories?” or “What does Israel want?”, then this is the book...


Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian: A Memoir

by Jacob Nammar

A poignant memoir of an eye witness of a major historical event in Jerusalem

When Jacob Nammar was a young boy growing up in Harret al-Nammareh, his family, his friends, and the streets of his West Jerusalem...


Guilty: Hollywood's Verdict on Arabs After 9/11

by Jack G. Shaheen

"Nothing will be the same again." Americans scarred by the experience of 9/11 often express this sentiment. But what remains the same, argues Jack G. Shaheen, is Hollywood's stereotyping of Arabs. Before 9/11,...


Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People

by Jack G. Shaheen

A groundbreaking book that dissects a slanderous history dating from cinema's earliest days to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters that feature machine-gun wielding and bomb-blowing "evil" Arabs

Award-winning...


It's Easier to Reach Heaven than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir

by Emma Williams & Brian Urquhart

A deeply affecting memoir and a unique contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

In August 2000 Emma Williams arrived with her three small children in Jerusalem to join her husband...


9/11 Ten Years Later: When State Crimes against Democracy Succeed

by David Ray Griffin

On the tenth anniversary of the Septemer 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, David Ray Griffin reviews the troubling questions that remain unanswered

9/11 Ten Years Later is David Ray Griffin's tenth book about the tragic...


American Veterans on War: Personal Stories from WW II to Afghanistan

by Elise Forbes Tripp

The United States is embroiled in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—wars that seem as far from Americans’ understanding as they are distant from our shores.

With American Veterans on War, Elise Forbes Tripp...


Islam in Retrospect: Recovering the Message

by Maher S. Mahmassani

Islam, in many of its current guises, no longer resembles its original Message. In a world of intractable conflicts plagued by political Islam and Islamophobia—and where other forms of fundamentalism within...


Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues

by Marjorie Cohn & Archbishop Desmond Tutu

EXPERT ANALYSIS OF AN ILLEGAL AND IMMORAL PRACTICEThe Bush administration detained and tortured suspected terrorists; the Obama administration assassinates them. Assassination, or targeted killing, off the battlefield...