Books by Publisher: SAQI BOOKS

    Brothers in Arms: The Story of Al- Qa\'ida and the Arab Jihadists

    By Camille Tawil

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Packed with new and sensitive information, Brothers in Arms is a timely and comprehensive study on the changing nature of the jihadi movement.

    The Muslim Brotherhood: The Burden of Tradition

    By Alison Pargeter

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the longest surviving and perhaps the most controversial of all Islamist movements to have emerged out of the Middle East. This book focuses on the evolution of the movement and assesses the aims and strategies it has employed both in the Middle East and...

    Lebanese Cuisine: Past and Present

    By Karim Haidar

    Hardback £17.46

    A collection of soups, salads, meats and deserts. It includes over a hundred inventive recipes: lentil soup with tomatoes, calamari and coriander salad, five-spice lamb and rice, fried halloumi cheese with quince jam, pumpkin kibbeh, pears in arak, and rose ice cream, to name but a few.

    In Jail with Nazim Hikmet

    By Orhan Kemal

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    In Bursa prison, mid-winter 1940, two prisoners meet, both writers, both serving long sentences for allegedly inciting Turkish soldiers to mutiny. One is Turkey's most famous poet, Nazim Hikmet. The other is a young, aspiring poet, Orhan Kemal. This work reminisces on the time Kemal shared with the great poet...

    The Dramatic Literature of Nawal El Saadawi

    By Nawal El-Saadawi

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Offers introductions to the two plays "God Resigns" and "Isis", which develop key themes of Nawal El Saadawi's work: that religions are inimical to women and the poor; that the oppression of women is reprehensible and not solely characteristic of the Middle East or the Third World; and that free...

    Kahlil Gibran: A Biography

    By Alexandre Najjar

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Examines Gibran's letters, his publisher's archives and documents, revealing the extent of his influence and the extraordinary message of peace and hope in his work. This work retraces Gibran's life, from humble beginnings in Lebanon to his artistic training in Paris and meteoric rise to fame in the US, his...

    Kalila and Dimna: (From the Panchatantra, Jatakas, Bidpai, Kalilah and Dimna and Lights of Canopus)

    By Ramsay Wood

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The tales of "Kalila and Dimna", also known as "The Panchatantra", "Kalila wa Dimna" and "The Fables of Bidpai" originated in India almost two thousand years ago. In his retelling of this world classic, Ramsay Wood deftly knits several oral storytelling traditions into a captivating style.

    Income Determination in the International Petroleum Industry

    By Abdulhadi H. Taher

    Hardback £23.46

    Treats joint costs and the problem of 'transfer prices' from one division of an international petroleum organisation to another as an essential element in determining the revenues to be assigned to each.

    Belonging and Globalisation: Critical Essays in Contemporary Art and Culture

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    Focusing on the concept of belonging, this collection of essays explores how contemporary art produced outside the bounds of dominant cultural circuits responds to the challenge posed by globalisation. They reveal how artists from traditional societies find in their cultural heritage the basis of a pluralistic creative expression.

    Black Britain

    By Paul Gilroy

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited Great Britain for centuries. Professor Paul Gilroy has assembled a living visual history of their social life in the modern British Isles. Published in association with Getty Images,this volume faeture 321 b&w photographs, commentary by Paul Gilroy and a preface from Professor...

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