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F LALAMI Laila
About the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story.
F WANNOUS Dima
When Nassim must flee, he gives Suleima a manuscript whose protagonist's life bears discomforting similarities to her own. Whose story is it? And how much of her own history can she believe?
F DAOUD Kamel
This response to Camus's The Stranger is at once a love story and a political manifesto about post-colonial Algeria.
F SHAFAK Elif
As Tequila Leila dies, the secrets and wonders of modern Istanbul come to life, painted vividly by the captivating tales of how Leila came to know and be loved by her friends.
F LALAMI Laila
Youssef El Mekki has always had big dreams of living another life. Suddenly his dreams are within reach when he discovers that his father--whom he'd been led to believe was dead--is very much alive.
F SLIMANI Leila
After marrying a Moroccan soldier during World War II, a young Frenchwoman is torn.
Three young female employees work together to stop the Wild Nights Bookstore and Emporium from closing.
F EL AKKAD Omar
Omar looks at the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child.
F JOUKHADER Jennifer
A story of two girls living 800 years apart—a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and a medieval adventurer apprenticed to a legendary mapmaker.
F ALYAN Hala
Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine.
F MOSHFEGH Ottessa
It's early 2000 on New York City's Upper East Side, and a unnamed young protagonist initiates a yearlong siesta.
F SAADAWI Ahmed
When a corpse goes missing, a wave of eerie murders sweeps the city, and reports stream in of a horrendous-looking criminal who, though shot, cannot be killed.
Huntress Zafira must disguise herself as a man to seek a lost artifact that could return magic to her cursed world.
F JOUKHADAR Zeyn
Follows three generations of Syrian Americans who are linked by a mysterious species of bird and the truths they carry close to their hearts.
FAN AHMED Saladin CRESCENT 1
Three superheroes bound together by a series of magical murders must work together to prevent world destruction.
F NAGA Noor
An Egyptian American woman visiting her parents' homeland begins a dark romance with a photographer.
Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.
Darius Kellner, a high school sophomore, travels to Iran to meet his grandparents, but it is their next-door neighbor, Sohrab, who changes his life.
F EL-WARDANY Salma
It's always been Malak, Kees, and Jenna against the world. A tale of reclaiming friendship.
ADULT GN SATRAPI
Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.
19 Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection.
The Today show co-anchor shares the inspirational stories of six individuals.
An intimate and rousing memoir by trailblazer Ilhan Omar the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women, elected to Congress.
Nafisi’s account flashes back to the early days of the revolution, when she first started teaching at the University of Tehran amid the swirl of protests and demonstrations.
Queen Noor talks frankly of the many challenges of her life as wife and partner to the monarch.
In this memoir of a cross-country road trip, Jarrar explores how to claim joy.