MAYADA, DAUGHTER OF IRAQ
One Woman’s Survival Under Saddam Hussein
“A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the
cruelties suffered by the Iraqis under Hussein.”
—Booklist. Includes updated material and photos.
NAL • 352 pp. • 978-0-451-21292-4 • $16.00
STRANGERS IN THE HOUSE
Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine
“An invaluable resource—a moving and
heartfelt document that captures the rage and
despair of lives stunted by occupation.”— The
Washington Post. 8 pp. photos.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-200293-3 • $16.00
Mohandas K. Gandhi
THE PENGUIN GANDHI READER
Edited by Rudrangshu Mukherjee
“Rudrangshu Mukherjee has done a good
job of selecting Gandhi’s writings. Should
prove useful in courses in modern India.”
—A. Ravikalia, City College of New York.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-023686-6 • $16.00
David K. Shipler
ARAB AND JEW
Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
“A book that finally explains the conflict in
human terms.”—The Christian Science Monitor.
Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-200229-2 • $18.00
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
WAR AND PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
A Concise History
Revised and Updated
“Illustrating the causes of Middle-Eastern
instability...uncommonly concise, eminently
readable, outstandingly fair, and unusually
Penguin • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-024564-6 • $14.00
DREAMS AND SHADOWS
The Future of the Middle East
“This volume, full of mesmerizing detail and
large truths, sets a new standard for scholarship on the modern Middle East.”—Madeleine
Albright. “A thought-provoking and eminently
readable look at the current and future generation of leaders.”—The Boston Globe.
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-311489-5 • $18.00
A New York Times Notable Book
f ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING INDIAN
How My Second Childhood
Changed My Life
“In this terrifically funny and engaging
memoir, Gill sets out to do the things that
were forbidden during her ‘typical Indian’
adolescence....Full of wit, longing, and so-bad-it’s-good 80s nostalgia.”—Bich Minh Nguyen,
author of Stealing Buddha’s Dinner. “Honest...
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-577-0 • $15.00
f THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE
Pakistan’s Lawless Frontier
“An unparalleled inside view of the region
where Al Qaeda lives and still thrives.”—
Ahmed Rashid. Includes a new preface and
afterword on the impact of the 2010 floods.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311921-0 • $16.00
CENTRAL AND SOUTH ASIA
f SUPERPO WER?
The Amazing Race Between
China’s Hare and India’s Tortoise
See Comparative Government: China, page 31
Experiments with Violence in Gujarat
A look at the politics of violence in Gujarat
and a portrait of the refugees whose lives have
been changed forever by violence.
Penguin India • 332 pp. • 978-0-14-400076-0 • $15.00
INSIDE CENTRAL ASIA
Understanding the Post-Soviet Republics
of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan,
Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikstan (once the fabled
land of Ghengis Khan)
“Prolific writing about Asia and the Islamic
world...a conscientious guide to the region,
full of dependable history-telling and analysis.“— The Economist.
Overlook • 448 pp. • 978-1-59020-333-0 • $20.00
Introduction by Paul Theroux
Thesiger’s account of his five years spent traveling and exploring the deserts of Arabia.
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-144207-5 • $16.00
THE PUNISHMENT OF VIRTUE
Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban
“The most gripping, sensitive, funny, perceptive and beautifully written book you will ever
read on Afghanistan, U.S. policy, and nation
building.”—Ahmed Rashid, author of Jihad.
“A passionate, involving, important work
of journalism.”—Steve Coll, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-311206-8 • $16.00
ON THE GRAND TRUNK ROAD
A Journey into South Asia
The Pulitzer Prize winner’s trek across a
socially and politically damaged region that
includes India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri
Lanka, Nepal, and Afghanistan.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311519-9 • $16.00
Also available: The Bin Ladens, p. 28; Ghost Wars, p. 9;
and Private Empire, p. 40
THE MARSH ARABS
Introduction by Jon Lee Anderson
A moving testament to the threatened culture
and landscape of the Marsh Arabs of Southern
Iraq—long before they were almost completely wiped out by Saddam Hussein. “A classic of
travel writing.”—The Times (London).
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-144208-2 • $16.00
QUICKSAND: America’s Pursuit of Power
in the Middle East
See American Diplomacy & Foreign Policy, page 11
GANDHI: His Life and Message for the World
Signet Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-451-53170-4 • $7.95
f INSTAN T CI TY
Life and Death in Karachi
From the cohost of NPR’s Morning Edition.
“For those exasperated and puzzled by
Pakistan, Instant City is an excellent introduction.”— The Washington Post. “A colorful
journey through a sprawling, terrifying city....
Impressively structured and briskly told.”—
Thomas E. Ricks.
Penguin Press • 304 pp. • 978-1-59420-315-2 • $27.95
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-312216-6 • $16.00
Paperback available October 2012
f Denotes new or forthcoming title
Middle East / Central & South Asia