Books by Jonathan Lyons

Released: June 11, 2013

"Clear, focused snapshots of a movement and its celebrated leader."
The author of The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization (2009) returns with an examination of transformative events in American cultural history—and of that great transformer himself, Benjamin Franklin. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Pertinent study that should aid in a better understanding between East and West."
Former Reuters editor and foreign correspondent Lyons fashions an accessible study about early Western acquisition of scientific knowledge from the Arab world. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2003

"A thoughtful, reasoned contribution to the distressing affairs of the Middle East."
Which is stronger: the ayatollah or rock 'n' roll? Read full book review >