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  • The Yacoubian Buildingby Alaa Al Aswany

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    This controversial bestselling novel in the Arab world reveals the political corruption, sexual repression, religious extremism, and modern hopes of Egypt today. All manner of flawed and fragile humanity reside in the Yacoubian Building, a once-elegant temple of Art Deco splendor now slowly decaying in the smog and bustle of downtown Cairo: a... more...

  • What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Usby Muhammad al-Muwaylihi; Roger Allen

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    With  What ? Isa ibn Hisham Told Us , the Library of Arabic Literature brings readers an acknowledged masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this exceptional title was first introduced in serialized form in his family?s pioneering newspaper  Misbah al-Sharq  ( Light of the East ),... more...

  • The Life and Times of Abu Tammamby Abu Bakr al-Suli; Beatrice Gruendler

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Abu Tammam (d. 231 or 232 H/845 or 846 AD) is one of the most celebrated poets in the Arabic language. Born in Syria of Greek Christian background, he soon made his name as one of the premier Arabic poets in the caliphal court of Baghdad. Abu Tammam vigorously promoted a new style of poetry that merged abstract and complex imagery with archaic Bedouin... more...

  • The Sword of Ambitionby Uthman b. Ibrahim al-Nabulusi; Sherman 'Abd al-Hakim Jackson; Luke Yarbrough

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    The Sword of Ambition belongs to a genre of religious polemic written for the rulers of Egypt and Syria between the twelfth and the fourteenth centuries. Unlike most medieval Muslim polemic, the concerns of this genre were more social and political than theological. Leaving no rhetorical stone unturned, the book?s author, an unemployed Egyptian... more...

  • Clean Killby Al Alexander

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2000; US$ 6.00

    Frank Quintana's escape from the social quagmire of his home town was planned: excel at football, win a scholarship, become a pro quarterback and marry the girl of his dreams, Gina Westcott. But Judge Wilson D. Westcott destroyed Quitana's chance of achieving his dream when he sent three thugs to break Quintana's knees, and spirited Gina off to a private... more...

  • The Importance of Being Lazyby Al Gini

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 34.95

    Drawing upon in-depth case studies of vacation habits and the observations of philosophers, writers, and sociologists such as Aristotle, Mark Twain and Thorstein Veblen, Al Gini argues why vacations are so venerated and why 'doing nothing' is a fundamental human necessity. From shopping sprees and extreme sports to the ultimate vacation - retirement... more...

  • The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellenceby Al Stubblefield

    Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 19.57

    "This crystal-clear book offers to any who will listen invaluable, detailed guidance on how and why to move toward a true culture of excellence in hospital care. It isn't easy, but, as their results show, it's a journey well worth taking."—Donald M. Berwick, MD, president and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement The Baptist Health Care... more...

  • Video Systems in an IT Environmentby Al Kovalick

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 75.95

    Audio/Video (AV) systems and Information Technology (IT) are colliding. Broadcasters and other AV professionals are impacted by the transition to IT components and techniques. This is the first book to focus on the intersection of AV and IT concepts. It includes technology reviews and the tools to understand and evaluate key aspects of hybrid AV systems.... more...

  • Chemical and Biological Warfareby Al Mauroni

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work surveys the fundamentals, policies and strategies of chemical and biological warfare in the USA from 1915 to the present. It goes beyond a simple moralistic discussion to present the government's perspective and how it has changed over time. more...

  • Photoshop for Right-Brainersby Al Ward

    Wiley 2006; US$ 49.99 US$ 34.99

    Attention Right-Brainers! You're an artistic visionary, right? In your head you imagine clever image fixes, fanciful photo manipulations, and artworks of startling genius. But when it comes to bringing these visions to life on your computer—well, that's the hard part. If this sounds familiar, then Photoshop wiz Al Ward's innovative and personal... more...