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On Love and Youth: Three Translations of Sa'di by Sa'di
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & culture, Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
Many of the stories in On Love and Youth, the fifth chapter of Sa'di's Gulistan, involve love affairs between men and youths: masters with slaves, princes with youthful subjects, teachers with schoolboys, and other variations. In most cases, the context of the relationship suggests that the youth is an adolescent or young man.
Di Bawah Langit Damaskus by Skylightbooks
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: March 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
DI BAWAH LANGIT DAMASKUS | Novelet by Jahar Sepenggal Cerita tentang Musim Semi Arab di Suriah.
Baghdad: The Final Gathering by Ahmad Ardalan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern, Fiction » Historical » General
"Wars, an embargo, and forbidden love in this once peaceful city..." With the drums of war just weeks away, Omar invites all those closest to his heart for lunch at his lavish villa overlooking the Tigris River of Baghdad. He can't help but smile at the faces that have graced his eventful life that spans from an interesting childhood, the two Gulf Wars, and the inhumane embargo
عـودةُ الأمـس ـ للشـاعـر / جــمـال أحـمـد البـيـلي by The Poet / Gamal Elbialy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 140. Language: Arabic. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern, Essay » Literature
كتاب (عودة الأمس) هو مجموعة قصصية متنوعة باللغة العربية للشاعر المصرى المعروف / جمال البيلي وهو شاعر ومؤلف معروف حالياً علي مستوى العالم وهو عضو إتحاد كتاب مصر ويكتب في جميع فنون الأدب العربي حيث يكتب : الشعر الفصيح والزجل والأغنية والقصة الزجلية والقصة القصيرة والمسرحية والرواية وذلك منذ عام 1981 وحتى الآن وله أكثر من 35 كتاب متنوع في جميع فنون الأدب العربي وهو أيضاَ عازف أورج وفنان تشكيلي ومصور
Snow in Amman: An Anthology of Short Stories from Amman by Ibtihal Mahmood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Filled with deeply nuanced storytelling and vividly drawn, often heartbreaking human characters, "Snow in Amman: An Anthology of Short Stories From Jordan" is a rich selection of contemporary Jordanian fiction which stands in stark contrast to many of the prevailing stereotypes of Arabic culture.
The Mismatched Braid by Weam Namou
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
An Iraqi man flees Baghdad after the Gulf War and immigrates to Greece in the hopes of reaching America. When his American cousin visits him in Athens, he immediately falls in love with her. But is she, like America, too far from his reach?
The Flavor Of Cultures by Weam Namou
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
Mervat was born in Iraq as a minority Christian and in the late 1970s and came to America at age two. Torn between her cultural heritage which dates back over 7300 years and the new land of freedom and opportunity, she watches friends live an Americanized lifestyle while she clings onto Middle Eastern traditions, all along yearning for the courage to follow her own path.
Translating Libya: The Libyan Short Story from Mizda to Benghazi by Ethan Chorin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,390. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Part travelogue, part anthology, part memoir, Translating Libya presents the country's modern history through 16 short stories, from the Italian Occupation to the Arab Spring.
The Building by jjabe779
Price: Free! Words: 150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
The title is the biggest hint to the story. This is basically a description of the inside and the outside and the life inside one home in an apartment building that everyone seems to pass by in everyday life without a moments notice.
To Think I Ran by Jesse CRAIGNOU
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
Iran I certainly hope Iran hasn’t seen the last of me yet… I simply had to pay tribute to such a beautiful country with such wonderful people and such an amazing culture… Having very little memory very few memories of Iran I chose to pay tribute to Iranians… Iran is often confused with a country with ill-famed people… little do people know how they can be in assuming so…
The Discloser of Desires (Abridged Version) by Mohamed Haj Yousef
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
This book is one of two unique versions of one of Ibn Arabi's masterworks: the Turjumân al-Ashwâq and his own commentary on it: Dhakhâìr al-Aălâq. This great work by Ibn Arabi has always been characterized by its bilateral nature; on the outer form it is wonderful pure love poetry, yet it has a distinctive inner interpretation on the spiritual and divine planes.
Stories from Amman by Project Pen
Price: Free! Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
“Stories from Amman” is the result of over 50 artists and illustrators telling stories about a small but special city, in Arabic and English, over the course of a day. The stories range from personal reflections, to manga art, to memories of how Amman used to be.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna by Ahmad Kamal Azban
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.