Category Archives: Book Review

A Mouth Full of Salt: Unveiling truths and tragedies in Sudanese society

A Mouth Full of Salt is the debut novel by Sudanese public health physician and writer Reem [...]

The Exile’s Cookbook: A taster menu in medieval Arab gastronomy

Translated by Daniel L. Newman, this medieval cookbook uncovers the development of Arab culinary tradition [...]

Towers of Ivory and Steel: How Israeli universities undermine Palestinian freedom

Drawing on Hebrew sources, Maya Wind shatters the myth of liberal expression in Israeli universities, [...]

Who Is Muhammad: Subjectivity and our ‘collective memory’ of the last Messenger in Islam

Michael Muhammad Knight’s latest work is a thought-provoking literary expedition that takes the reader from [...]

Moroccan Decorative Arts: A journey through heritage and craftsmanship

Philippe Saharoff’s photography showcases Moroccan decorative arts, including zellige, pottery, metalwork, and exclusive photographs of [...]

Estella Carpi on Lebanon’s defining politics of crisis-making and refugee management

Estella Carpi discusses her book ‘The Politics of Crisis-Making’ using Lebanon as a case study [...]