Anubis: A Desert Novel by Ibrahim Al-Koni

Gold Dust by Ibrahim Al-Koni

In the Country of Old Men, by Hisham Matar

Aunt Safiyya and the Monastery by Bahaa Taher

Autumn Equinox by Jabbour Douaihy

Fate of a Cockroach and Other Plays by Tawfiq Al-Hakim

Fragments of Memory: A Story of a Syrian Family by Hanna Minah

Murder in the Tower of Happiness by M.M. Tawfik

The Yacoubian Building: A Novel, by Alaa Al Aswany

Memory in the Flesh by Ahlan Mosteghanemi

Only in London, by Hanan Al-Shaykh

The Other Place by Ibrahim Abdel Meguid

The Square Moon by Ghada Samman

Under the Naked Sky: Short Stories from the Arab World by Denys Johnson-Davies

War in the Land of Egypt, by Yusuf Al-Quaid

Zayni Barakat by Gamal Al-Ghitani

The Blinding Absence of Light, by Tahar Ben Jelloun

Oranges in the Sun: Short Stories from the Arabian Gulf, by Akers and Bagader

Learning English, by Rachid al-Daif

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree, by Tariq Ali

I'Jaam: An Iraqi Rhoapsody, by Sinan Antoon

Days of Dust by Halim Barakat

The Literature of Modern Arabia: An Anthology, by Salma Khadra Jayyusi

Short Arabic Plays, by Salms Khadra Jayyusi

Leo Africanus, by Amin Maalouf

Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs, and Miramar, by Naguib Mahfouz

Fountain and Tomb, by Naguib Mahfouz

Prairies of Fever, by Ibrahim Narallah

Absent by Betool Khedairi

Love, Death, and Exile: Poems Translated from Arabic, by Abdul Wahab Al-Bayati

Children's Literature

Day of Ahmed's Secret, House of Wisdom, and Sami and the Time of Troubles, by Florence Parry Heide

Other Resources

MiddleEast.com: Children's Books, Art and Photo Essays, Film, Non-Fiction


Banipal: Magazine of Modern Arab Literature

Popular Culture in the Arab World, by Andrew Hammond

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Revised Date: 9/09