Films

The Convert

Hassan and Marcus

Incendies

The Intouchables

Malcolm X

Paradise Now

Persepolis

A Prophet

Punching at the Sun

A Separation

Snow

Wadjda

Waltz with Bashir

Books

Abdel-Fatteh, Randa, Does My Head Look Big in This? (Australia, 2005)  

Abdoleh, Kader, Het huis van de moskee (2005) Eng. trans. The House of the Mosque

Al-Aswany, Alaa’, The Yacoubian Building (Egypt, 2002)

Alsanea, Rajaa (and Marilyn Booth), Girls of Riyadh (Saudi Arabia, 2007)

Hamid, Mohsin, The Reluctant Fundamentalist (US, 2007)

Hosseini, Khaled, The Kite-Runner (US, 2003)

Kahf, Mohja, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf: A novel (US, 2006)

Maalouf, Amin, The Crusades through Arab Eyes (historical essay; France, 1984)

Mahfouz, Naguib, Children of Gebelawi (Egypt, 1959)

Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley (US, 1965)

Nafisi, Azar. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A memoir in books (US, 2003)

Pamuk, Orhan, Snow (Turkey, 2002)

Rushdie, Salman, Midnight’s Children (UK, 1981)

Salih, Tayeb, Season of Migration to the North (Sudan, 1966)

Seierstad, Asne (and Ingrid Christopherson), The Bookseller of Kabul (Norway, 2003)

Shamsie, Kamila, Broken Verses (UK [?], 2003)

Music