A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
American University in Cairo Press weathers the post-Mubarak era, focusing on scholarly books and new Arabic writing.
Solidarité International commissioned graphic artists to tell true stories of Syrians in Lebanon in a vivid and imaginative way.
A journalist who interviewed Moroccan women and scholars of sexuality found a widening gap between private sexual practices and public attitudes.
An American professor documents the stories of Syrians before and after the revolution, allowing them to speak for themselves.
A book by The Guardian’s former migration correspondent tells the personal stories of people forced into exile in Europe by civil war.
In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.
“City of Thorns,” a book about the refugee camp Dadaab, in Kenya, portrays conditions that mirror those in Arab refugee settlements.
A Brussels-based foreign correspondent has traced the tales of five people who fled their countries to seek a haven in Europe.