New in Paperback
In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People by Muḥammad al-Tūnisī, translated by Humphrey Davies, is a remarkable travel account of an African kingdom, written by a merchant from Cairo. The paperback edition includes a new foreword by Kwame Anthony Appiah.
Arabian Romantic: Poems on Bedouin Life and Love by Ibn Sbayyil, translated by Marcel Kurpershoek, captures what life was like in central Arabia in the early twentieth century. The paperback edition features a new foreword by Annmarie Drury.See all our English-only paperbacks
Wherever you may be, and whatever you find yourself doing—walking, driving, flying, cooking—steal a moment and listen to the new Library of Arabic Literature podcasts, which feature conversations with our LAL Fellows as they discuss their upcoming projects.Listen on Soundcloud
In the Media
Al-Ahram Weekly recently published an in-depth interview with LAL editors Philip Kennedy, James Montgomery, Shawkat Toorawa, and Chip Rossetti.Read more