The author of Culture and Imperialism evaluates the American media's coverage of news stories about Islam and shows how misconceptions about the religion and about the Middle East have been promoted. Reprint.
A collection of essays by the late journalist on the Middle East, published between 2000 and 2003, includes pieces on Clinton's negotiations on the "Law of Return" for Palestinians, the Bush administration's ill-advised allegiances to the Christian right and oil companies, and the writer's... More Info
Fifty essays examine the consequences of the Middle East peace process, discussing how stability in the occupied territories is undermined by the expansion of Israeli settlements and Arafat's repressive leadership.
Argues for the existence of Palestine, examining the efforts of the Palestine Liberation Organization to focus attention on the turmoil that has beset their country since the Six-Day War, and adds a new preface and epilogue on the intifada and other recent developments
In Edward Said: Continuing the Conversation, Edward Said's long-time friends and collaborators continue their dialogue with Said where they had left off following his death in the fall of 2003. The essays, imagining and recalling the cadences of Said's conversation, take various forms, including... More Info
The respected scholar and cultural critic describes growning up in Palestine, Egypt, and Lebanon and the family and diverse cultural factors that shaped his life. By the author of Orientalism and Peace and Its Discontents. Winner of the New Yorker Prize for Nonfiction. Reprint. 25,000 first... More Info
A collection of essays by the late cultural critic explores great works of music and literature produced by Beethoven, Schoenberg, Mann, Cavafy, Beckett, Gould, Straus, Genet, and others at the end of their creative lives, analyzing how these works differed from previous ones and what they reveal... More Info
A provocative collection of essays and excerpts by the literary and cultural critic includes selections from his memoir, Out of Place, as well as his thoughts on politics, history, literature, music, and cultural studies, ranging from a 1966 analysis of Joseph Conrad to observations on Zionism and... More Info