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A Levant Journal
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A Levant Journal

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Cultural writing. Biography and Memoir. Edited and translated from the Greek by Roderick Beaton. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Greek poet and diplomat George Seferis stands as one of the giants of twentieth-century literature. This book ...

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Saraya, the Ogre's Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale
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Saraya, the Ogre's Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale

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Fiction. Middle Eastern Studies. Translated from the Arabic by Peter Theroux. One moonless night in the summer of 1983, on a boulder off the shore of what once was Al-Zeeb, a Palestinian village north of Acre, the narrator of Emile Habiby's haunting...

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Sadder than Water: New and Selected Poems
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Sadder than Water: New and Selected Poems

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Poetry. Translated from the Arabic by Nazih Kassis. The first-ever English collection by this major Palestinian poet. Born in 1939, al-Qasim first achieved fame as one of the celebrated "resistance poets" and over the decades he has produced a body ...

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In Search of a Lost Ladino: Letter to Antonio Saura
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In Search of a Lost Ladino: Letter to Antonio Saura

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Ladino and introduced by Raphael Rubinstein. This poignant and richly textured memoir was originally written in Judeo-Spanish, the language of the Jews of the Ottoman Empire and of ...

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Collected Poems
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Collected Poems

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Poetry. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Hebrew by Peter Cole. Introduced by Hannan Hever. Avraham Ben Yitzhak, also known as Abraham Sonne, was a Galicia-born, Berlin-and-Vienna-bred Hebrew writer who fled Europe for Palestine in the late thi...

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Revealment and Concealment
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Revealment and Concealment

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Cultural Writing. REVEALMENT AND CONCEALMENT is ... a series of profound and highly influential essays on Hebrew and Jewish culture ... collected in a new and handsomely produced English edition -- Jonathan Wilson, The Times Literary Supplement. Thi...

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Stations of Desire: Love Elegies from Ibn 'Arabi and New Poems
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Stations of Desire: Love Elegies from Ibn 'Arabi and New Poems

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Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Translated from the Arabic by Michael Sells. One of the great mystics of all time, Muhyiddin Ibn al-'Arabi was a prolific author who wrote on every aspect of medieval Islamic thought. Among the most widely read of his...

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Life Isn't All Bike-Clips
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Life Isn't All Bike-Clips

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Drama. A modern version of a toy-theater play, but for adults. Its figures include wind-ups and other shop-bought toys, adapted to the conditions of a table-performance. The nub of the five interlinked acts is the clockwork affair between the atroci...

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COSTIGAN
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COSTIGAN

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Fiction. COSTIGAN is sequence of fantastic stories, under the aegis of the Great Mother, through the nineteenth-century Levant. Its historical characters include Christopher Costigan and Thomas Molyneux, an Irish priest and an English sailor who die...

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FROM ISLAND TO ISLAND
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FROM ISLAND TO ISLAND

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Poetry. The first English collection of poems by one of contemporary Hebrew's most innovative poets. Alternately Hellenic and Hebraic in his emphases, Schimmel is a bird-like arranger, a draftsman poet for whom memory is as physical as seeing, and s...

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HEZEKIAH'S TUNNEL

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HEZEKIAH'S TUNNEL

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Literary Nonfiction. Part literary essay, part sleuth-work, this poetics of place meanders about Jerusalem and the ruins of Khirbat al-Mafjar near Jericho, piecing together in the process the broken lives of loners, pilgrims, poets, and explorers ac...

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THE LITTLE BOOKSELLER OUSTAZ ALI
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THE LITTLE BOOKSELLER OUSTAZ ALI

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Poetry. This selection of poems and prose by Ahmed Rassim introduces English readers to the leading French-language Egyptian poet of the first half of the twentieth century. Admired by his fellow Alexandrian, Constantine Cavafy, Rassim's gently mela...

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