Spring 2020 Middle Eastern Titles

Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011
Edited with preface by Peter Eleey, Ruba Katrib. Foreword by Kate Fowle. Text by Zainab Bahrani, Jean Baudrillard, Serge Daney, Nuha al-Radi, Riverbend, Rijin Sahakian, Nada Shabout, McKenzie Wark.

The 1991 Gulf War marked the start of a lengthy period of American-led military involvement in Iraq that led to more than a decade of sanctions, the 2003 Iraq War, and ongoing repercussions throughout the >>more

ISBN 9780996893084
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Flexi, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 275 pgs / 100 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/05/2019 In stock

Water, Islam and Art
Edited with text by Alessandro Vanoli. Text by Giovanni Curatola, Marco Galateri di Genola.

There exists an age-old and intimate bond between water and the Islamic world. Water was tamed with the qanat and became a ritual with the hammam; it was venerated as a heavenly gift and feared >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643479
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Anjar 1939–2019
Edited with text by Vartivar Jaklian. Text by Hossep Baboyan, Susan Pattie.

The city of Anjar lies about 37 miles east of Beirut, in Lebanon. Its history borders on the miraculous. It was conceived, designed and built between the end of the 1930s and the early 1940s, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746656
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Landscaping Egypt
Edited by Cornelia Redeker, Monique Jüttner.

Characterized by its dependence on the Nile and its constant agricultural transformations, Egypt is both one of the globe’s oldest agrarian civilizations and one of the fastest-growing countries in the world today. As the country >>more

ISBN 9783868595529
US $38.00 CAN $53.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 90 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 Awaiting stock

Lily Samii: A Journey through Life and Fashion
Text by Teresa Rodriguez.

This book invites readers to step inside the mesmerizing world of San Francisco–based Iranian fashion designer Lily Samii. From her upbringing in Iran to the runways of Paris, Lily Samii:A Journey through Life and Fashion >>more

ISBN 9781646570034
US $130.00 CAN $185.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 376 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 10/20/2020 Awaiting stock

Basim Magdy: To Hypnotize Them with Forgetfulness
Edited with interview by Kendra Paitz. Text by Bruce Jenkins.

This book—published in conjunction with Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s (born 1977) solo exhibition at Illinois State University—documents six films, a photographic installation and a newly commissioned text-based work.


University Galleries of Illinois State University
ISBN 9780945558439
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / 96 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/11/2020 Awaiting stock

Youssef Nabil: Once Upon a Dream
Edited by Matthieu Humery. Text by André Aciman.

Divided into thematic sections, this volume surveys the career of Egyptian film and video artist Youssef Nabil (born 1972). Nabil’s handpainted photographic portraits—made using traditional Egyptian painting techniques found in old family portraits or movie >>more

ISBN 9788829704217
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 Awaiting stock


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