New in Paperback
Scents and Flavors, translated by Charles Perry, features delectable recipes from the medieval Middle East. The paperback edition includes a new foreword by Claudia Roden, author of A Book of Middle Eastern Food.
Arabian Satire: Poetry from 18th-Century Najd by Ḥmēdān al-Shwēʿir, translated by Marcel Kurpershoek, is a collection of satirical verse by a poet from the Arabian Peninsula. The paperback edition features a new foreword by Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at Yale University.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