The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its Arabs

The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its ArabsA provocative rethinking of France s long relationship with the Arab worldTo fully understand both the social and political pressures wracking contemporary France and, indeed, all of Europe as well as major events from the Arab Spring in the Middle East to the tensions in Mali, Andrew Hussey believe

A Tunisian Tale

A Tunisian TaleAfter ne er do wells spread rumors about a widowed mother s weak moral character among the people of a slum on the outskirts of Tunis that festers with migrants who have come to the metropolis from the heartland in search of a better life, her twenty year old son takes matters into his own hands and

This Tilting World

This Tilting WorldOn the night following the terrorist attack that killed thirty eight tourists on the beach at Sousse, a woman sits facing the sea and writes a complicated love letter to her homeland, Tunisia, which she feels she must leave forever She also writes of her personal tragedies the deaths of her father,

Benny and Omar

Benny and OmarTwo very different cultures collide in this hilarious book about a young sports fanatic named Benny who is forced to leave his home in Ireland and move with his family to Tunisia He wonders how he will survive in such an unfamiliar place Then he teams up with wild and resourceful Omar, and a madca

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly

Tunisia: An Arab AnomalyThe Arab Spring began and ended with Tunisia In a region beset by brutal repression, humanitarian disasters, and civil war, Tunisia s Jasmine Revolution alone gave way to a peaceful transition to a functioning democracy Within four short years, Tunisians passed a progressive constitution, held fai

The Tremor of Forgery

The Tremor of ForgeryUnder the hot desert sun nothing is quite as it seems Howard Ingham, an American writer, is sent to Tunisia to gather material for a movie, a love story too sordid to be set in America But his director fails to arrive as scheduled and the erratic mails bring news of infidelities and suicide n nIng


SaharaMichael Palin s epic voyages have seen him circumnavigate the globe, travel from the North to the South Pole and circle the countries of the Pacific Ocean This was perhaps the greatest challenge yet to cross the vast and merciless Sahara desert.Shrugging aside the perils of camel stew and being ru