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Banipal Books was established in 2004 by Banipal's then editor Margaret Obank in order to strengthen and expand the work of Banipal Magazine by publishing in book form works by contemporary Arab authors. The first two titles were published in March 2005.
SPECIAL OFFER – Buy Two get a Third Free
Our special offer on books and magazine back issues is still open. Please note: This offer does not include the new edition of An Iraqi in Paris. Buy any two of the other books or magazine back issues and get a third free! Simply purchase two back issues or books online, then email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know which free title you would like to receive in addition.
A Boat to Lesbos
by Nouri Al-Jarrah
An Iraqi In Paris
by Samuel Shimon
by Sargon Boulus
by Ramsey Nasr
Shepherd of Solitude
by Amjad Nasser
Mordechai's Moustache and his Wife's Cats, and other stories
by Mahmoud Shukair
A Retired Gentleman, and other stories
by Issa J Boullata
Unbuttoning the Violin
by Mansoura Ez-Eldin, Joumana Haddad, Ala Hlehel and Abed Ismael
Sardines and Oranges
by Tayeb Salih and 20 other North African authors
The Myrtle Tree
by Jad El Hage