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Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306846663
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Published: Hachette Books - September 1st, 2020

**Named a Best Book of 2020 by Fortune, Wired, and Kirkus Reviews**

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Justin Scheck & Bradley Hope (coauthor of Billion Dollar Whale), this revelatory look at the world's most powerful ruling family reveals how a rift within Saudi Arabian royalty produced Crown Prince Mohammed bin S


On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525561477
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Published: Penguin Press - September 8th, 2020

On All Fronts takes the reader on a riveting journey of storytelling. . . From Russia to China to Syria, [she] navigate[s] the most intense of human experiences while finding the tools to stay emotional.”—Lynsey Addario, author of It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War


God's Shadow: Sultan Selim, His Ottoman Empire, and the Making of the Modern World Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781631492396
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Published: Liveright - August 18th, 2020

Best Books of the Year • Times Literary Supplement, Publishers Weekly, History Today
Longlisted • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction
Editors' Choice • New York Times Book Review


Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542586
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Published: Doubleday - August 11th, 2020

From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard.


Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541742420
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 1st, 2020

A classic account of courage, integrity, and most of all, belonging


Head of the Mossad: In Pursuit of a Safe and Secure Israel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780268108335
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Published: University of Notre Dame Press - September 30th, 2020

Shabtai Shavit, director of the Mossad from 1989 to 1996, is one of the most influential leaders to shape the recent history of the State of Israel. In this exciting and engaging book, Shavit combines memoir with sober reflection to reveal what happened during the seven years he led what is widely recognized today as one of the most powerful and proficient intelligence agencies in the world.


What the West Is Getting Wrong about the Middle East: Why Islam Is Not the Problem Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781788310109
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Published: I. B. Tauris & Company - September 17th, 2020

The West's actions in the Middle East are based on a fundamental misunderstanding: political Islam is repeatedly assumed to be the main cause of conflict and unrest in the region. The idea that we can decipher Jihadist radicalization or problems in the Middle East simply by reading the Qur'an has now become symptomatic of our age.


Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt: Her Life and Afterlife Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9789774169908
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - October 6th, 2020

Egypt's sun queen magnificently revealed in a new book by renowned Egyptologist, Aidan Dodson


Adrift: How Our World Lost Its Way Cover Image
By Amin Maalouf, Frank Wynne (Translator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781642860757
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Published: World Editions - September 8th, 2020

The bestselling author of The Crusades Through Arab Eyes traces how civilizations have drifted apart throughout the 20th century and now lack the solidarity to address global threats to humankind.

"Maalouf is a thoughtful, humane and passionate interlocutor." -- The New York Times Book Review


Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781838605933
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Published: I. B. Tauris & Company - September 17th, 2020

'Clear-eyed and illuminating.'
Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor


Egyptologists' Notebooks: The Golden Age of Nile Exploration in Words, Pictures, Plans, and Letters Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781606066768
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Published: Getty Publications - October 13th, 2020

A gorgeous presentation of intimate diaries and journals that captures the excitement of the golden age of Egyptology.

For centuries, the ancient ruins of Egypt have provided an endless source of fascination for explorers, antiquarians, archaeologists, and the public.


Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781503612570
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Published: Stanford University Press - September 22nd, 2020

The production of history is premised on the selective erasure of certain pasts and the artifacts that stand witness to them. From the elision of archival documents to the demolition of sacred and secular spaces, each act of destruction is also an act of state building.


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