Search Results: "Mansour Ajami"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BOOK OF GENERATIONS by Mansour Ajami
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 12, 2005

"An enchanting and heartbreaking account of an inspiring journey."
Magnetic memoirs of a poet raised in a poor Lebanese village who betters himself through education. Read full book review >

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THE DREAM PALACE OF THE ARABS by Fouad Ajami
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 25, 1998

"For those seeking a better understanding of the whys and wherefores of modern Arab life, this book is a beautifully written, insightful overview."
A noted Middle Eastern author takes an intriguing historical, psychological, and literary trip through the political polemics that have marked much of life in the region for the last 25 years. Read full book review >

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THE GREEN BICYCLE by Haifaa Al-Mansour
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A winningly told story of struggle, solidarity, and optimism. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Curious, creative, and strong-willed Wadjda stages small acts of rebellion at her girls' school in Riyadh. Read full book review >

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WHERE JASMINE BLOOMS by Holly S. Warah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"A heartfelt journey to discover the joys of family and home."
Three women at different stages of life struggle to reconcile their own desires with the expectations of clashing Arab and American cultures in this first novel by an American woman who married into an Arab family. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2012

"A lesson to be sure, but delivered in a lighthearted blend of equally lively art, sound and animation. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
In an episode both funny and pointed, a family of slobs receives an ultimatum from their filthy house and its disgusted appliances. Read full book review >