Books Set in the Middle East

 


AFGHANISTAN

Hosseini, Khaled
A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khadra, Yasmina
The Swallows of Kabul

EGYPT

Schiff, Stacy
Cleopatra: A Life

IRAN

Gordon, Noah
– The Physician

Satrapi, Marjane
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

ISRAEL

Khadra, Yasmina
– The Attack

Yakin, Boaz and Nick Bertozzi
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait

LEBANON

Alameddine, Rabih
An Unnecessary Woman

PAKISTAN

Hamid, Mohsin
The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Yousafzai, Malala
I Am Malala

SYRIA

Bohjalian, Chris
The Sandcastle Girls

TURKEY

De Bernières, Louis
– Birds Without Wings

Shafak, Elif
– The Bastard of Istanbul

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Johnson-Davies, Denys (Ed.)
– In a Fertile Desert: Modern Writing from the United Arab Emirates

YEMEN

Steil, Jennifer
The Woman Who Fell From the Sky


 

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