No-Signal Area A Novel

Witty and ambitious, No-Signal Area is a sprawling novel, smart and just cynical enough to frame and give an edge to the abiding nostalgia that is its real subject. A group of...

Leaving Buddha A Tibetan Monk's Encounter With the Living God

Where Does the Search for Truth Lead?When Tenzin Lahkpa is fifteen years old, his parents give him over to a local temple in Tibet as an offering. Unable to change his fate, he...

Privilege The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School

As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times...

Solacers

Solacers tells the touching story of a boy's search for family life and safety following the divorce of his parents in Iran during the 1960s. The first child of a heartless father...

Hinduism for dummies A Wiley Brand

The dominant religion of India, "Hinduism" refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed over thousands of years. Today, the United States...

The Dead Wander in the Desert

From Kazakhstan's most celebrated author comes his powerful and timely English-language debut about a fisherman's struggle to save the Aral Sea, and its way of life, from man-made...

Death is Hard Work A Novel

Death Is Hard Work is a novel from the greatest chronicler of Syria's ongoing and catastrophic civil war: a tale of three ordinary people facing down the stuff of nightmares armed...

Islamic History A Very Short Introduction

Does history matter? This book argues not that history matters, but that Islamic history does. This very short introduction introduces the story of Islamic history; the...

American Islamophobia Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear

"I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. 'Please don't be Muslims, please...

Amritsar 1919 An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre

A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire-the Amritsar Massacre-to mark its 100th anniversaryThe Amritsar Massacre of 1919 was a...

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