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Saqi Books raises over £13k after flooding damages shop and stock

​An emergency crowdfunding campaign launched by Saqi Books after its Al Saqi shop was flooded this week, damaging the building and hundreds of books, has raised more... Read more

Newly discovered stories of Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz to Saqi

Saqi Books is publishing a newly discovered collection of short stories by the late author Naguib Mahfouz, who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature.... Read more

Mahfouz collection on working class artists to Westbourne Press

Saqi imprint The Westbourne Press has bought world English rights to Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen, edited by... Read more

Aboulela short stories leads Saqi list in indie's 35th year

Saqi Books, which focuses on books on the Middle East and North Africa in the English language, has had to reassert its niche in the... Read more

Saqi Books joins calls for airline to apologise to detained woman

Publisher Saqi Books has added its voice to calls for Thomson Airways to apologise after a British woman was detained after reading one of its... Read more

Duffy and Riddell contribute to Saqi Books' 'Muslamic' satire

Saqi Books is to publish Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Extreme Vetting, NOW!, a satirical book that claims to provide the answers to "all your burning... Read more

Saqi to publish 'creative call to arms for Muslim women'

Saqi Books has acquired an anthology, edited by poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz, intended to be "a creative call to arms for Muslim women in Britain".... Read more

Surge of demand for Syria Speaks

There has been a surge in demand for Saqi Books title Syria Speaks, after a woman who was seen reading it on a plane was... Read more

Woman detained after reading Syria art book on flight

Publisher Saqi Books has said it is saddened after a British Muslim NHS worker was detained after reading one of their titles on Syrian culture... Read more

IS study to Saqi

Saqi Books has signed world rights to a new book on the rise of Islamic State by UK-based journalist Abdel Bari Atwan. Atwan was editor-in-chief... Read more

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