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  • Orientalismby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95

    The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs. more...

  • From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Mapby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95

    In his final book, completed just before his death, Edward W. Said offers impassioned pleas for the beleaguered Palestinian cause from one of its most eloquent spokesmen. These essays, which originally appeared in Cairo?s Al-Ahram Weekly , London?s Al-Hayat , and the London Review of Books , take us from the Oslo Accords through the U.S. led invasion... more...

  • The End of the Peace Processby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

         Soon after the Oslo accords were signed in September 1993 by Israel and Palestinian Liberation Organization, Edward Said predicted that they could not lead to real peace.  In these essays, most written for Arab and European newspapers, Said uncovers the political mechanism that advertises reconciliation in the Middle East while keeping peace... more...

  • On Late Styleby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95

    In this fascinating book, Edward Said looks at the creative contradictions that often mark the late works of literary and musical artists. Said shows how the approaching death of an artist can make its way into his work, examining essays, poems, novels, films, and operas by such artists as Beethoven, Genet, Mozart, Lampedusa, Euripides, Cavafy, and... more...

  • Covering Islamby Edward W Said

    Random House 2008; US$ 13.65

    From the Iranian hostage crisis through the Gulf War and the World Trade Centre bombing, the West has been haunted by a spectre called 'Islam'. As portrayed by the news media - and by a chorus of government, academic and corporate experts - 'Islam' is synonymous with terrorism and religious hysteria. At the same time, Islamic countries use Islam... more...

  • Music at the Limitsby Edward W. Said

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    Music at the Limits is the first book to bring together three decades of Edward W. Said's essays and articles on music. Addressing the work of a variety of composers, musicians, and performers, Said carefully draws out music's social, political, and cultural contexts and, as a classically trained pianist, provides rich and often surprising assessments... more...

  • Peace And Its Discontentsby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95

    In works such as Culture and Imperialism, Said has compelled us to question our culture's most privileged myths. Now with this impassioned and incisive book, our foremost Palestinian-American intellectual challenges the official version of the Middle East "peace process." "He challenges and stimulates our thinking in every area."-- Washington Post... more...

  • Representations of the Intellectualby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95

    In these six essays--delivered on the BBC as the prestigious Reith Lectures--Said addresses the ways in which the intellectual can best serve society in the light of a heavily compromised media and of special interest groups who are protected at the cost of larger community concerns.  Said suggest a recasting of the intellectual's vision to resist... more...

  • The Politics of Dispossessionby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.00

    Ever since the appearance of his groundbreaking The Question of Palestine, Edward Said has been America's most outspoken advocate for Palestinian self-determination. As these collected essays amply prove, he is also our most intelligent and bracingly heretical writer on affairs involving not only Palestinians but also the Arab and Muslim worlds and... more...

  • Out of Placeby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    From one of the most important intellectuals of our time comes an extraordinary story of exile and a celebration of an irrecoverable past. A fatal medical diagnosis in 1991 convinced Edward Said that he should leave a record of where he was born and spent his childhood, and so with this memoir he rediscovers the lost Arab world of his early years in... more...