Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • A rich family story, a personal look at the legacy of war in the Middle East, and an indelible rendering of how we hold on to the people and places we call home The Nasr family is spread across the globe-Beirut, Brooklyn, Austin, the California de...


  • "This is the stuff of life, the very essence of the poetic." –LitHub For Hala Alyan, twenty-nine is a year of transformation and upheaval, a year in which the past—memories of family members, old friends and past lovers, the heat of another land...


  • In Tal, a group of friends spends a night by the river. Love and lust and friendship blurs as their all-too-real home lives remain ever-present.“I love these stories for their tight and complex architectures, for their dark corners, and for their w...


  • On the eve of her daughter Alia’s wedding, Salma reads the girl’s future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day...