Adult Book Lists: Fiction and Mystery from the Middle East

[Printable book list]

Ibrahim Abd al-Majid / FIC ABDALMAJ
The House of Jasmine

Salar Abdoh / FIC ABDOH
Tehran at Twilight

Kader Abdolah / FIC ABDOLAH
The King

Susan Abulhawa / FIC ABULHAWA
Mornings in Jenin
The Blue Between Sky and Water

Jamil Ahmad / FIC AHMAD
The Wandering Falcon

Rabih Alameddine / FIC ALAMEDDI
An Unnecessary Woman

Anita Amirrezvani / FIC AMIRREZV
Equal of the Sun
The Blood of Flowers (also available on audiobook)

Nadeem Aslam / FIC ASLAM
The Blind Man's Garden
The Wasted Vigil

Ala Aswani / FIC ASWANI
Friendly Fire: Stories
The Automobile Club of Egypt

Fadil Azzawi / FIC AZZAWI
The Last of the Angels

Hasan Balasim / FIC BALASIM
The Corpse Exhibition and Other Stories of Iraq

Mishkah Ben-David / FIC BENDAVID
Duet in Beirut

Shani Boianjiu / FIC BOIANJIU
The People of Forever Are Not Afraid

Orly Castel-Bloom / FIC CASTELBL
Textile

Hasan Dawud / FIC DAWUD
The Penguin's Song

Sahar Delijani / FIC DELIJANI
Children of the Jacaranda Tree

Yasmine El Rashidi / FIC ELRASHID
Chronicle of a Last Summer

Parnaz Foroutan / FIC FAROUTAN
The Girl from the Garden (also available on large print)

Rina Frank-Mitrani / FIC FRANKMIT
Every House Needs a Balcony

Assaf Gavron / FIC GAVRON
Almost Dead

Fabio Geda / FIC GEDA
In the Sea There Are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari

David Grossman / FIC GROSSMAN
To the End of the Land

Nadia Hashimi / FIC HASHIMI
The Pearl That Broke Its Shell (also available on large print and ebook)
When the Moon is Low (also available on audiobook)

Khaled Hosseini / FIC HOSSEINI
A Thousand Splendid Suns (also available on large print and audiobook)
And the Mountains Echoed (also available on large print and audiobook)
The Kite Runner (also available on audiobook and DVD)

Jessica Jiji / FIC JIJI
Sweet Dates in Basra

Sayed Qashu / FIC KASHUA
Second Person Singular

Khalid Khalifah / FIC KHALIFAH
In Praise of Hatred

Ilyas Khuri / FIC KHURI
Broken Mirrors: Sinacol

Kanan Makiya / FIC MAKIYA
The Rope

Ronit Matalon / FIC MATALON
The Sound of Our Steps

Hisham Matar / FIC MATAR
Anatomy of a Disappearance

Najaf Mazari / FIC MAZARI
The Honey Thief

Farnoosh Moshiri / FIC MOSHIRI
The Drum Tower

Yusuf Muhaymid / FIC MUHAYMID
Where Pigeons Don't Fly

Bahiyyih Nakhjavani / FIC NAKHJAVA
The Woman Who Read Too Much

Dina Nayeri / FIC NAYERI
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea

Eshkol Nevo / FIC NEVO
Homesick

Amos Oz / FIC OZ
Between Friends
Scemes from Village Life

Orhan Pamuk / FIC PAMUK
The Museum of Innocence (also available on audiobook)
Silent House (also available on audiobook and ebook)
A Strangeness in My Mind (also available on ebook)

Keija Parssinen / FIC PARSSINE
The Ruins of Us

Rajaa Alsanea / FIC SANI
Girls of Riyadh

Mahbod Seraji / FIC SERAJI
Rooftops of Tehran

Elif Shafak / FIC SHAFAK
The Bastard of Istanbul
The Forty Rules of Love
Honor
The Architect's Apprentice

Tseruyah Shalev / FIC SHALEV
The Remains of Love

Hanan Shaykh / FIC SHAYKH
One Thousand and One Nights: a Retelling

Nihad Sirees / FIC SIRIS
The Silence and the Roar (also available on ebook)

Dalia Sofer / FIC SOFER
The Septembers of Shiraz

Ayelet Tsabari / FIC TSABARI
The Best Place on Earth: Stories

Abraham Yehoshua / FIC YEHOSHUA
Friendly Fire: a Duet
The Retrospective

Esmahan Aykol / MYS AYKOL
Hotel Bosphorus
Divorce Turkish Style
Baksheesh

Dror Mishani / MYS MISHANI
The Missing File
A Possibility of Violence (also available on ebook)

Liad Shoham / MYS SHOHAM
Lineup
Asylum City

Salar Adbod / MYS TEHRAN
Tehran Noir

Etgar Keret / MYS TEL
Tel Aviv Noir