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NON-FICTION

  1. The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: My Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World / Lucette Matalon Lagnado.
    DS135.E43 M385 2007
  2. The Girl from Foreign: A Search for Shipwrecked Ancestors, Forgotten Histories, and A Sense of Home / Sadia Shepard.
    E184.36.E84 S54 2008
  3. Memories of Eden: A Journey Through Jewish Baghdad / Violette Shamash; edited by Mira and Tony Rocca. And, Inside story: Behind the Farhud / Tony Rocca.
    DS135.I713 S535 2008
  4. Last days in Babylon: The History of A Family, the Story of A Nation / Marina Benjamin.
    DS 135 .I713 B463 2006
  5. Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jew / Sasson Somekh
    (ordered 8-2-10)
  6. Flight from Babylon: Iraq, Iran, Israel, America / Heskel M. Haddad, with Phyllis I. Rosenteur.
    942 H126f 1986
  7. Farewell, Babylon / Naim Kattan; translated from the French by Sheila Fischman.
    PQ3919.2.K3 1980
  8. Iraqi Jews / Abbas Shiblak
    DS135.I7 S47 2005
  9. The Jews of Arab Lands: A History and Source Book / compiled by Norman A. Stillman.
    DS135.A68 J48 1979
  10. The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times / Norman A. Stillman.
    DS135.A68 S75 1991
  11. We Look Like the Enemy: the Hidden Story of Israel's Jews from Arab Lands / Rachel Shabi.
    DS113.8.S4 S53 2008
  12. A Nostalgic Trip into the History of the Jews of Iraq / written by Yusuf Rizk-Allah Ghanimah ; translated from Arabic with introduction and update by Reading A. Dallal ; edited by Sheila Dallal.
    DS135.I7 G4513 1998
  13. The Jews of Iraq: 3000 Years of History and Culture / Nissim Rejwan.
    DS135.I7 R42 1985
  14. Operation Babylon / Shlomo Hillel; translated by Ina Friedman.
    991.51 H651o 1987
  15. The Lure of Zion: The Case of the Iraqi Jews / Abbas Shiblak.
    DS135.I7 S47 1986
  16. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World / Norman A. Stillman.
    DS135 .L4 2010

FICTION:

  1. A Delightful Compendium of Consolation: A Fabulous Tale of Romance, Adventure, and Faith in the Medieval Mediterranean / Burton L. Visotzky.
    PS3622.I788 D45 2008
  2. Farewell to Dejla: Stories of Iraqi Jews at Home and in Exile / Tova Murad
    (ordered 8-2-10)

COOKBOOKS:

  1. Mama Nazima's Jewish-Iraqi Cuisine: Low-fat, Low-cholesterol: Cuisine, History, Cultural References, and Survival Stories of the Jewish-Iraqi / Rivka Goldman.
    TX 724 .G6558 2006
  2. Baghdad to Bombay: In the Kitchens of My Cousins / Pearl Sofaer.
    TX 724.5 .I4 S5935 2008

DVD:

  1. Forget Baghdad [videorecording] / a film by Samir
    D-151