Books by Publisher: SAQI BOOKS

    Concise History of Sunnis and Shi`is

    By John McHugo

    Hardback £14.46

    A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is is an essential guide to understanding the genesis, development and manipulation of one of the greatest schisms that has come to define Islam and the Muslim world.

    Don't Panic, I'm Islamic

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Words and Pictures on How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Alien Next Door is a collection of satirical writings, cartoons and art by writers and artists from around the world.

    Things I Would Tell You

    Paperback £10.25

    Unique anthology celebrating British women writers from a Muslim heritage. Writers include literary heavyweights such as Adhaf Soueif, Leila Aboulela and Kamila Shamsie, as well as young emerging art-ists leading the way on the UK's spoken word scene. Extensive PR campaign planned for publication.

    The Battle for British Islam: Reclaiming Muslim Identity from Extremism: 2016

    By Sara Khan

    Paperback £11.45

    Long-standing, award-winning Muslim human rights campaigner Sara Khan courageously takes on the extremists within her faith whose ideology has made it easier for terrorists to recruit young Britons. This important and timely book will be a major news story this autumn.

    Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising

    By Gilbert Achcar

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    In this sequel to his landmark exploration of the Arab uprisings, The People Want, Gilbert Achcar assesses the present stage of the revolutionary process and its possible outcomes.

    Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    A unique anthology - the first book to provide a window into Syrian art and writing since the uprising - it will feature work by 18 writers and 17 artists, many of whom are still based in Syria. Contributors include Ali Ferzat, Samar Yazbek, Khaled Khalifa and Robin Yassin-Kassab.

    Enemy on the Euphrates: The British Occupation of Iraq and the Great Arab Revolt 1914-1921

    By Ian Rutledge

    Hardback £14.46

    Lively and accessible account of the British campaign in the Middle East during World War I and of the Arab revolt against their occupation. Drawing on British and Arab archives and memoirs, Rutledge brings to life the human side of these violent events through vivid descriptions and anecdotes. Illustrated with...

    Concise History of the Arabs

    By John McHugo

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    New and updated edition covering fourteen centuries of Arab history, from the rise of Islam to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings. Well received this is an accessible introduction to the history of the Arab world for the general reader. Contains nine maps, glossary, notes, bibliography, suggestions for further reading...

    Sultan's Sex Potions

    By Nasir al-Din al-Tusi,Muhammad ibn Muhammad

    Hardback Save £0.24 = £17.75

    Written by Nasir al-Din al-Tusi 1201 - 1274, 'The Sultan's Sex Potions is part of a relatively small group of works devoted to aphrodisiacs, as well as sexual stimulants, sexual practices and positions. Written at the request of the ruler the work was intended to be used as a manual.

    Contemporary Iranian Art

    By Hamid Keshmirshekan

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    The definitive book about 20th and 21st century Iranian art renowned art historian, Hamid Keshmirshekan, the editor-in-chief of the bilingual Quarterly, Art Tomorrow, and a visiting professor at the University of Oxford. This book contains 379 full colour images, covering a broad range of artists residing both in and outside...

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