Book Club

Behind You is The Sea
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Book Club: Tackling stereotypes, Susan Muaddi Darraj's novel is a soulful work that tackles the multiplicities of Palestinian culture in Baltimore.
Cairo Book Fair 2024: Millions flock to read about Palestine
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Despite inflation, around 3.5 million people attended the 55th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair where interest in Palestine was ever-present.
A Surgeon and a Maverick: The wonderful life of Magdi Yacoub
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Book Club: After 60 years at the forefront of medicine, we take a look back at the colossal achievements of British-Egyptian surgeon, Sir Magdi Yacoub.
The Shape of Dust: A window into Egypt's political prisons
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Book Club: Lamisse and Hazem Hamouda’s joint memoir is a stark, intimate account of the violent experience of incarceration for Egypt's political prisoners.
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Book Club: Translated into English for the first time, Ghassan Kanafani's 'On Zionist Literature' is a must-read critique of Zionism's foundationary myths.
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Book Club: Drawing on Hebrew sources, Maya Wind shatters the myth of liberal expression in Israeli universities, revealing instead how they prop up apartheid.
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Book Club: In his new book, Maged Mandour delves into what makes President Sisi's regime so different and dangerous, compared to those who came before him.
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Book Club: A stirring collection of Pakistani women’s voices on inheriting feminism, whether silent or vocal, from the females that came before them.
Gaza Wedding: Tragedy lingers over twinned fates
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Book Club: Ibrahim Nasrallah's portrayal of a community in Gaza, where men are martyred and women remain resilient, is a powerful depiction of life under siege.
The best books about Palestine in 2023
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Book Club: Palestine has been the story of 2023. To understand what's going on, The New Arab has compiled a list of must-read books about Palestine from 2023.