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  • Balcony Over Jerusalem

    A Middle East Memoir

    by John Lyons

    A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents.Leading Australian journalist John Lyons will take readers on a fascinating personal journey through the wonders and dangers of the Middle East. From the sheer excitement of arriving in Jerusalem with his wife and eight-year-old son, to the fall of dictators and his gripping account of what ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Australian Light Horse

    The magnificent Australian force and its decisive victories in Arabia in World War I

    by Roland Perry

    series Hachette Military Collection #2
    First raised during the Boer War, the Light Horse attracted many from the outback - men who knew how to survive and fight in hot and dry country, and who had a special bond with their horses.Battle-hardened at Gallipoli, by the time the men arrived in Palestine they were more than ready to play their critical role in Colonel Lawrence's defeat of the Turks (in the face of the British High Command's ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Jerusalem

    The Biography

    by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it.Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Lemon Tree

    An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East

    by Sandy Tolan

    A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST“Extraordinary … A sweeping history of the Palestinian-Israeli conundrum … Highly readable and evocative.” – The Washington PostThe tale of a simple act of faith between two young people, one Israeli and one Palestinian, that symbolizes the hope for peace in the Middle East – with an updated afterword by the author.In 1967, Bashir Khairi, a twenty-five ... Read more

    $22.87 AUD

  • ISIS: Taking Over the Middle East: The Rise of Middle Eastern Supremacy-ISIS/ISIL

    by Joseph Spark

    -Explains the formation, effects, beliefs, and objectives of the group   The world has been rocked with news of the rise of a new power in the Middle East. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) (also known as the Islamic State of Levant (ISIL) and Da’ish) currently controls up to 16 provinces (waliyah) in Iraq and Syria.   This Sunni jihadist group - an offshoot of Al Qaeda - has been ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • I Shall Not Hate

    A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity

    by Izzeldin Abuelaish

    Heart-breaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is a Palestinian doctor's inspiring account of his extraordinary life, growing up in poverty but determined to treat his patients in Gaza and Israel regardless of their ethnic origin.A London University- and Harvard-trained Palestinian doctor who was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip and 'who has devoted his life ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • A Long Night in Paris

    Winner of the Crime Writers' Association International Dagger

    by Dov Alfon

    From a former Israeli spy, comes the most realistic and authentic thriller of the year.The Times Number One BestsellerWinner of the CWA International Dagger.A Times, Telegraph and FT pick for Summer Reads 2019**"**The year's best espionage thriller" Daily Telegraph Best Books of 2019"Breathlessly exciting"... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Inside the Middle East

    Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth

    by Avi Melamed and 1 more

    Acclaimed Israeli intelligence analyst Avi Melamed has spent more than thirty years interpreting Middle East affairs. His long-awaited Inside the Middle East challenges widely-accepted perceptions and provides a gripping and uniquely enlightening guide to make sense of the events unfolding in the region-to answer how the Arab world got to this point, what is currently happening, what the ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Rise and Kill First

    The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

    by Ronen Bergman

    AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR'A gripping investigation of Israel's assassination policy' Sunday Times'Remarkable' Observer'Riveting' Daily Mail'Compelling' John le CarréWinner of 2018 National Jewish Book AwardFrom the very beginning of its statehood in 1948, the instinct to take every measure to defend the Jewish people... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • My Promised Land

    the triumph and tragedy of Israel

    by Ari Shavit

    A groundbreaking and authoritative examination of Israel by one of the most influential columnists writing about the Middle East today.Facing unprecedented internal and external pressures, Israel today is at a moment of existential crisis. My Promised Land tells the story of Israel as it has never been told before, and asks difficult but important questions: Why did Israel come to be? How did it ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Red Sea Spies

    The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort

    by Raffi Berg

    THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE NETFLIX FILM THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT.'Secret missions, brazen deceptions and thrilling, clandestine operations – Red Sea Spies has it all. But it has something more important, too – a genuine human mission that made a difference.'David Hoffman, author of The Billion Dollar SpyIn the early 1980s on a remote part of the Sudanese coast, a new luxury ... ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • 90 Minutes at Entebbe

    The Full Inside Story of the Spectacular Israeli Counterterrorism Strike and the Daring Rescue of 103 Hostages

    by William Stevenson and 1 more

    The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued 103 hostages from a hijacked jetliner.On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Entebbe Airport in Uganda. In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers were singled out and held hostage. A week later on July 4, one hundred Israeli commandos raced 2,500 miles from Israel to Entebbe, landed in the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Raquela

    A Woman of Israel

    by Ruth Gruber

    A National Jewish Book Award–winning biography: A look at the early years of Israel’s statehood, experienced through the life of a pioneering nurse.During her extraordinary career, nurse Raquela Prywes was a witness to history. She delivered babies in a Holocaust refugee camp and on the Israeli frontier. She crossed minefields to aid injured soldiers in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and organized ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Six Days In June

    by Eric Hammel

    SIX DAYS IN JUNEHow Israel Won the 1967 Arab-Israeli WarEric HammelMilitary historian Eric Hammel becomes the first chronicler of the 1967 Six Day War to unite the story of development of Israels bold brand of military training and planning with a detailed narrative account of her breathtaking victories in Sinai, Jerusalem, The West Bank, and the Golan Heights. Unlike earlier accounts of the 1967 ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

    by Amin Maalouf

    series Saqi Essentials #1
    European and Arab versions of the Crusades have little in common. For Arabs, the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were years of strenuous efforts to repel a brutal and destructive invasion by barbarian hordes. Under Saladin, an unstoppable Muslim army inspired by prophets and poets finally succeeded in destroying the most powerful Crusader kingdoms. The memory of this greatest and most enduring ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • The Yom Kippur War

    The Epic Encounter That Transformed the Middle East

    by Abraham Rabinovich

    An updated edition that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic reversals of military fortune in modern history.The easing of Israeli military censorship after four decades has enabled Abraham Rabinovich to offer fresh insights into this fiercest of Israel-Arab conflicts. A surprise Arab attack on two fronts on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, with Israel’s reserves un-mobilized, ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • The Jews: Story of a People

    Story of a People

    by Howard Fast

    A vivid and eminently readable story of Jewish history covering 4,000 years, and including extensive illustrations and historical photographsHoward Fast, the bestselling author of Spartacus, tells the sweeping story of the Jewish people and Judaism over four millennia, from their nomadic beginnings and the rise of Moses, to the kings David and Solomon, through the Diaspora and the unthinkable ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Spies Against Armageddon -- Inside Israel's Secret Wars

    Updated & Revised

    by Dan Raviv and 1 more

    Shedding light on tumultuous events in Syria, Iran, and the entire Middle East, SPIES AGAINST ARMAGEDDON: INSIDE ISRAEL'S SECRET WARS covers more ground than any other book about modern-day Israel. Its 25 action-packed chapters and detailed endnotes are filled with colorful characters, who risk their lives and reputations in the secret service of their nation. This is a history of Israel's ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Complete Josephus Collection: Antiquities of the Jews, Autobiography of Josephus, An Extract Out Of Josephus's Discourse To The Greeks Concerning Hades, and The Wars of the Jews

    by Josephus

    Titus Flavius Josephus (37 circa 100) was a 1st-century Roman-Jewish historian and hagiographer of priestly and royal ancestry who recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the 1st century AD and the First JewishRoman War which resulted in the Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD. He has been credited by many as recording some of the earliest history of Jesus Christ outside of the gospels, ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Angel

    The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel

    by Uri Bar-Joseph

    A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIETHE BEST INTELLIGENCE BOOK for 2017 by The American Association of Former Intelligence OfficersA gripping feat of reportage that exposes—for the first time in English—the sensational life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian senior official who spied for Israel, offering new insight into the turbulent modern history of the Middle East.As the son-in-law of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Israel's Lightning Strike - The raid on Entebbe 1976

    by Simon Dunstan

    series Raid #2
    The Israeli Special Forces' operation at Entebbe goes down in history as one of the most audacious counter-terrorist assaults ever conducted. On 27 June 1976, four terrorists - two of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two of the German Baader-Meinhof terrorist group - highjacked a passenger jet and forced a landing in Entebbe, Uganda. Here they were met by reinforcements, and - ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

    by Charles River Editors

    *Includes maps of the Middle East and pictures of important leaders*Includes an introduction for each country*Includes a Table of ContentsBefore World War I, the West was largely unfamiliar with the Middle East, but in less than 100 years it has become the world's hotspot, a turbulent and volatile tinder box full of sectarian, nationalist and cultural strife. In 2012, the Middle East is home to ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook

    Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture

    by Craig S. Keener and 2 more

    Discover new dimensions of insight with a behind-the-scenes tour of the ancient worldYou’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind even the most familiar stories of Scripture. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Every page of this NIV Bible is packed ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Extreme Rambling

    Walking Israel's Separation Barrier. For Fun.

    by Mark Thomas

    'Good fences make good neighbours, but what about bad ones?'The Israeli separation barrier is probably the most iconic divider of land since the Berlin Wall. It has been declared illegal under international law and its impact on life in the West Bank has been enormous.Mark Thomas - as only he could - decided the only way to really get to grips with this huge divide was to use the barrier as a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD