My Name is Red, by Orhan Pamuk
Vintage (August 27, 2002)
The changing face of Islamic Illustrations in a snow covered Istanbul in the 1500s
 
Habibi, by Naomi Shihab Nye
Simon Pulse; Reissue edition (June 1, 1999)
A family moves back from St Louis to Palestine
 
Thura’s Diary, by Thura Al-Windawi 
Viking (March 8, 2004)
My Life in Wartime Iraq
 
Arabian Sands, by Wilfred Thesiger
Penguin Classics (January 2, 2008)
Seven years living with the Bedouin in Southern Arabia
 
Riding to the Tigris, by Freya Stark
John Murray Publishers Ltd (December 1959)
Story of a horseback trek across the High Turkish plateau to the Tigris River
 
Baghdad Without a Map, by Tony Horwitz 
Plume (January 1, 1992)
Misadventures in Arabia