Background reading: The Middle East

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Heading to the Middle East? Here’s a handy list of background reading: Arabian Sands by Wilfred Thesiger “Wilfred Thesiger’s record of his extraordinary [1940s] journey through the parched ‘Empty Quarter’ of Arabia.” Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran by Laura Secor “Will stand as a classic of political reporting; an indelible […]