Saqi Books

Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality general interest and academic books on North Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 1983 in London, Saqi’s links with cutting edge and authoritative voices have led to a rigorous reassessment of Arab cultural heritage.

Publishing in a wide range of fields, including history, politics, art, architecture, gender studies and cookery, Saqi also releases the best in new and classic Arabic literature, including works by Mahmoud Darwish, Nawal El Saadawi, Samih al-Qasim and Mohamed Choukri.

Saqi Books has two imprints. The Westbourne Press is committed to releasing engaging works that offer an alternative, progressive perspective on the leading issues of our time, and Telegram publishes new and classic international writing.


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