Books by Christopher Tingley

A WOMAN OF FIVE SEASONS by Leila Al-Atrash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Sharp, amusing, and memorable."
This 1990 novel by a prominent Palestinian writer is one of the better recent portrayals of woman's fate in the retrograde, repressive Middle East. Read full book review >
THE BLEEDING OF THE STONE by Ibrahim Al-Koni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"The story's melodramatic apocalyptic finale seems slightly forced, but in no way dissipates the power of al-Koni's subtle dramatization of irreconcilable cultural misunderstanding and enmity."
This spare novel, its prominent Libyan author's first to reach English translation, is a winning combination of ecological fable, political statement, and lyrical lament for the past. Read full book review >