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NINIE READS AND RECOMMENDS THESE BOOKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ninie is a book lover. Here, she posted some of the
books from her own library. When she could contact
the author(s), she would do an interview and feature it  
here. If and when you buy these books by direct order
from the publisher(s), kindly mention that you saw the
book(s) at the
House of Creative Writing website.
On Wednesday, September 7, 2005, Ninie met with the
British Author Mary Bearwood in Washington, DC, after
exchanging frequent e-mails between Washington, DC
and London for several months. Bearwood, on Ninie's
encouragement, had just attended the 42nd Islamic
Society of North America (
ISNA) Annual Convention in
Rosemont, Illinois, where she displayed her book
Children Encyclopaedia of Arabia"
in the "Meet The
Author" program. The encyclopedia is published by
Stacey International. The encounter and  the interview
as follows.
Neither Led nor Driven
Contesting British Cultural Imperialism in Jamaica,
By Brian L. Moore and Michele A. Johnson
ISBN 976-640-154-3
Abandoning Dead Metaphors
The Caribbean Phase of Derek Walcott's Poetry
By Patricia Ismond
ISBN 976-640-107-1

University of the West Indies Press
Amazing Grace
An Anthology of Poems About Slavery,
Edited by James G. Basker
ISBN 0300107579

Yale University Press
The Land without Shadows
By Abdourahman A.Waberi
Translated by Jeanne Garane
ISBN 0-8139-2508-8
Leopold Sedar Senghor
The Collected Poetry
By Leopold Sedar Senghor,
Translated by Melvin Dixon
ISBN 0-8139-1832-4

The University of Virginia Press
The Forgotten Queens of Islam
By Fatima Mernissi
ISBN 0-8166-2439-9

University of Minnesota Press
The Chinese in America    
A Narrative History
By Iris Chang
ISBN 0142004170

Penguin Group
Leap of Faith
Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
By Queen Noor
ISBN 0786867175

Miramax/Hyperion Books
Asian American Dreams
By Helen Zia
ISBN 0-374-52736-9

Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Islam and Romantic Orientalism
Literary Encounters with the Orient
By Mohammed Sharafuddin
ISBN 1860640265

African Tales
A stunning collection from storytellers throughout Africa
Compiled by Harold Scheub
ISBN 0-299-20944-X
Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Catherine Coles and Beverly Mack
ISBN 0-299-13024-X

The University of Wisconsin Press
The Ornament of the World:
How Muslims, Jews, and Christians
Created a Culture of Tolerance in
Medieval Spain
By María Rosa Menocal
ISBN 0316566888

Time Warner Bookmark
Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614
By L. P. Harvey
ISBN 0-299-20944-X

The University of Chicago Press
Sleeping with One Eye Open
Women Writers and the Art of Survival
Marilyn Kallet and Judith Ortiz Cofer, eds.
ISBN 0-8203-2153-2

The University of Georgia Press
Secrets Need Words
Indonesian Poetry, 1966-1998
Edited and translated
By Harry Aveling
ISBN 0-89680-216-7

Ohio University Press
By Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN 0-393-32554-7

W. W. Norton & Company
The Namesake
By Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN-10: 0395927218

Houghton Mifflin Company
Contemporary Writing in West Virginia
Author/Editor: Irene McKinney
ISBN 0-97058-71-8

West Virginia University Press
Letters from Togo
By Susan Blake
ISBN 0-87745-340-3
A Chorus for Peace
A Global Anthology of Poetry by Women
By Marilyn Arnold, ed., Bonnie
Ballif-Spanvill, ed., Kristen Tracy, ed.
ISBN 0-87745-812-X
Over This Soil
An Anthology of World Farm Poems
By Catherine Webster, ed.
ISBN 0-87745-617-8

University of Iowa Press
Notions of America
Swedish Perspectives
Edited By Kerstin W. Shands, et
al.ISBN 9189315316

Coronet Books
Dear Editor and Friends
Letters from Rural Women of
the North-West, 1900-1920
Norah L. Lewis, editor

Wilfrid Laurier University Press
A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt
An African Memoir
By Toyin Falola
ISBN 0-472-03132-5
This Was Not Our War
Bosnian Women Reclaiming the Peace
By Swanee Hunt
ISBN 0-8223-3355-4

Duke University Press
I Am Happier To Know You
By Jeanne M. Eck
Angel Wings Publishing Partners
ISBN 0-9753054-0-9
Forbidden Red
Widowhood in Urban Nepal
By Kathey-Lee Galvin
ISBN 0-87422-283-4
Valiant Women in War and Exile:
Thirty-Eight True Stories
By Sally Hayton-Keeva
ISBN: 087422263x

Washington State University Press
Struggling to Surrender
Even Angels Ask
By Jeffrey Lang
ISBN 0-915957-26-4  &  ISBN 0-915-957-67-1

Amana Publications
Midwives’ Tales
Stories of Traditional and Professional
Birthing in Samoa
By Lesley Barclay, Fulisia Aiavao, Jennifer
Fenwick, Kaisarina Tooloa Papua
ISBN 0-8265-1497-9

Vanderbilt University Press
                   Books & Authors
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
By Jimmy Carter
ISBN-10: 0-7432-8502-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-8502-5

Simon & Schuster
Palestine, A Guide
By Mariam Shahin and
photography by George Azar
ISBN 1-56656-557-X-

Interlink Books
The Spanish Inquisition
By Joseph Pérez;
Translated by Janet Lloyd
ISBN 0300107900