New Books

Archaeology and Ancient Egypt

Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures

My Life in Egyptology Wafaa El Saddik
With Rüdiger Heimlich
Translated by Russell Stockman

The incisive memoir of the first woman to become general director of Cairo's Egyptian Museum


Art and Architecture

Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art [Arabic Edition]

روائع تحف الفن الإسلامي في متحف المتروبوليتان للفنون Edited by Mariam D. Ekhtiar
Priscilla B. Soucek
Sheila R. Canby
Navina Najat Haidar
A full-color introduction to the most outstanding pieces in the Metropolitan Museum's superb Islamic collection, in Arabic

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide [Arabic Edition]

دليل متحف المتروبوليتان للفنون Introduction by Thomas P. Campbell
The complete guide to New York's Metropolitan Museum, in Arabic

Fiction in Translation

Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge

A Novel Ezzedine C. Fishere
Translated by John Peate

A rich and sensitive novel about loss and alienation, about life lived in exile, and about the search for home, shortlisted for the Arabic Booker


Menorahs and Minarets

A Novel Kamal Ruhayyim
Translated by Sarah Enany
A rare insight into Jewish Egyptian history

No Road to Paradise

A Novel Hassan Daoud
Translated by Marilyn Booth

Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature


The Baghdad Eucharist

A Novel Sinan Antoon
Translated by Maia Tabet

An intimate and remarkably human novel of modern Iraq by an acclaimed Arab-American author, shortlisted for the Arabic Booker


The Book of Safety

A Novel Yasser Abdel Hafez
Translated by Robin Moger
An intriguing and unexpected narrative of modern Cairo

The Open Door

A Novel Latifa al-Zayyat
Translated by Marilyn Booth
A landmark in women's writing set during the struggle for Egyptian independence

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