Other Sources of Information

Suggested Reading

 

Arab Americans

The Arab Americans: A History, Gregory Orfalea

The Arab American (The New Americans), Randa A. Kayyoli

Community of Many World: Arab Americans, Kathleen Benson

Arabs in America: Building a New Future, Michael W. Suleiman

 

Middle East

A History of the Middle East: second edition, Peter Mansfield

A History of the Modern Middle East, William L. Cleveland

The Middle East, Bernard Lewis

 

Lebanon

A House of Many Mansions: The History of Lebanon Reconsidered, Kamal S. Salibi

From Beirut to Jerusalem, Thomas L. Friedman

Beirut’s Memory, Ayman Trawi

 

Jordan

Discoveries: Petra” Lost City of the Ancient World, Christian Auge

Jordan: Past and Present, E. Borgia

Lonely Planet Jordan, Anthony Ham

 

Egypt

Egypt (Eyewitness Travel Guide)

The Search for Ancient Egypt, Jean Vercoutter

National Geographic Traveler: Egypt, Andrew Humphries

 

Palestine

Palestine, Joes Sacco, Edward Said

Eyewitness Travel Guide to Jerusalem, Kate Poole

Palestine: A Guide, Mariam Shahin

 

Morocco

Insight Guide Morocco, Dorothy Stannard

Moorish Style, Miles Danby

 

 

 

Arab Authors

This is a small selection of writers from all over the Arab world. For an extremely complete list of Arab writers translated into English please go to the Arab Artists Resources & Training website www.aart.ws.

 

Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet

A Tear and a Smile

Treasured Writing of Kahlil Gibran

 

Diana Abu Jaber

The Language of Baklava; A Memoir

Crescent: A Novel

Arabian Jazz: A Novel

 

Mahmoud Darwish

Psalms

Flowers of Palestine

The Adam of Two Edens

Memory of Forgetfulness

 

Edward Said

Orientalism

Out of Place: A Memoir

The Paradox of Identity

 

Naguib Mahfouz

The Cario Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

Children of the Alley

Arabian Nights and Days

 

Ahdaf Soueif

In the Eye of the Sun

The Map of Love

Aisha

 

Mourid Barghouti

I Saw Ramallah

 

Raja Shehadeh

Strangers in the House

When the Birds Stop Singing

 

Leila Ahmed

A Border Passage: From Cairo to America

 

Malika Oufkir

Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail

Freedom: The Story of My Second Life

 

Amin Maalouf

Leo Africanus

Samarkand

Rocks of Tanios

Crusades Through Arab Eyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Websites

 

Arab-American Organizations

The Arab American National Museum

www.aanm.org

 

The Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services

www.accesscommunity.org

 

The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

www.adc.org

 

The Arab American Institute

www.aaiusa.org

 

The Association of Arab American University Graduates

www.aaug.org

 

The National Arab American Medical Association

www.naama.com

 

Arab Artists Resources & Training

www.aart.ws

 

News and Publications

Al-Jadid

www.al-jadid.com

 

Turath

www.turath.org

 

Al Mashriq (The Levant)

www.almashriq.hiof.no

 

Film

Arab Film Distribution

www.arabfilm.com

 

The Cinema Guild

www.cinemaguild.com

 

Cinemayaat

Arab Film Festival

www.aff.org

 

Films for the Humanities & Sciences

www.films.com

 

Music

Arab Music Retreat

www.simon-shaheen.com

 

Maqam Music

www.maqam.com

 

Rashid Music Sales, Inc.

www.rashid.com

 

Arabic Language Study (Online)

Arab Academy

www.arabacademy.com