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Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond
3.58
I picked this one up for its interesting subtitle — How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond — but it turned out to be a little misleadi...more
Aug 2007
Aug 27, 2007
 
Pomegranate Soup
3.56
If you like Maeve Binchy, or stories set in Ireland generally, you might like this. The Iranian characters make it more interesting than the typical s...more
Jun 05, 2009
Jun 19, 2009
 
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
3.92
To be honest I'm not sure if I actually read this.
not set
Sep 22, 2010
 
The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq
3.96
The memoir of a Coalition administrator of Scottish extraction who was posted to Amara and Nasiriyah. It's an interesting — and depressing — view of w...more
Aug 2007
Aug 15, 2007
 
House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood
4.00
Couldn't really get into this. Tone sort of irritating. Back to the free books bin it goes.
Oct 17, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
Women in the Medieval Islamic World
3.60
Available from Hillman.
not set
Jan 24, 2008
 
Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World
3.57
Seems a bit dry.
not set
Mar 31, 2011
 
Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
3.59
None
May 2007
Jun 11, 2007
 
The Heirs of Muhammad
3.87
None
not set
Oct 06, 2007
 
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
4.13
None
not set
Jan 24, 2008
 
The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq
3.20
None
not set
Jul 06, 2007
 
Arab Historians of the Crusades
3.88
None
not set
Jan 24, 2008
 
God's Warriors: "Crusaders, Saracens and the battle for Jerusalem" (General Military)
3.86
None
not set
Oct 25, 2008
 
Murder in Mesopotamia
3.81
None
Feb 08, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
 
Circle in the Sand: Why We Went Back to Iraq
3.70
None
Aug 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
A Bloody Business: America's War Zone Contractors and the Occupation of Iraq
3.37
None
not set
Jul 03, 2007
 
Web of Deceit
3.98
None
not set
Jul 03, 2007
 
Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran
3.78
None
not set
Jun 11, 2007
 
The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State Power from Assyria to Byzantium
3.75
None
not set
Apr 21, 2011
 
Arabic Literary Salons in the Islamic Middle Ages: Poetry, Public Performance, and the Presentation of the Past
2.00
None
not set
Feb 11, 2012
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