Djibouti

DjiboutiEl Leonard, New York Times bestselling author and the hippest, funniest national treasure in sight Washington Post , brings his trademark wit and inimitable style to this twisting, gripping and sometimes playful tale of modern day piracy n nDara Barr, documentary filmmaker, is at the top of her

Black Mamba Boy

Black Mamba BoyFor fans of Half of a Yellow Sun, a stunning novel set in 1930s Somalia spanning a decade of war and upheaval, all seen through the eyes of a small boy alone in the world n nAden, Yemen, 1935 a city vibrant, alive, and full of hidden dangers And home to Jama, a ten year old boy But then his mother

Passage of Tears

Passage of TearsDjibouti, a hot, impoverished little country on the Horn of Africa, is a place of great strategic importance, for off its coast lies a crucial passage for the world s oil In this novel by Abdourahman A Waberi, Djibril, a young Djiboutian voluntarily exiled in Montreal, returns to his native land t

The Land Without Shadows

The Land Without ShadowsOne of the first literary works to portray Djiboutians from their own point of view, The Land without Shadows is a collection of seventeen short stories The author, Abdourahman A Waberi, one of a handful of francophone writers of fiction to have emerged in the twentieth century from the confett

The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of MokhaThe Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana a by civil war Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty four and working as a doorman when he discovers the as

Balbala

BalbalaBalbala c est un quartier et un bidonville, la p riph rie de Djibouti C est l qu ont v cu les quatre personnages du livre, trois hommes et une jeune femme qui n ont pas accept de se soumettre un pouvoir corrompu et violent Ils ont su affronter la police des r ves Et ils paient cher cett

Cutting for Stone

Cutting for StoneA sweeping, emotionally riveting first novel an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home n nMarion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa Orp

Flashpoint Series Collection

Flashpoint Series CollectionThe adventure heats up in TINDERBOX when an archaeologist races across the desert to seek protection at a US military base, and is saved from an explosion by a solder who kindles a different kind of fire Temperatures rise further in CATALYST, when an American aid worker is abducted and her only hop

Cloak of Darkness

Cloak of DarknessFrom North Africa to New York, from London to Switzerland, the actoin and suspense of Helen MacInnes new thriller are superb and unrelenting The London pub was quiet and friendly but the message passed was deadly It was the beginning of a vast conspiracy of underground arms dealing.

Arabian Sands

Arabian SandsArabian Sands is Wilfred Thesiger s record of his extraordinary journey through the parched Empty Quarter of Arabia Educated at Eton and Oxford, Thesiger was repulsed by the softness and rigidity of Western life the machines, the calling cards, the meticulously aligned streets In the spirit