Books about Morocco

A Listmania! list by Amanda M. Ponzio "bibliophile" (WI, USA)
 
A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco
1.  A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco by Suzanna Clarke
$15.30   Used & New from: $4.63
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Allah's Garden: A True Story of a Forgotten War in the Sahara Desert of Morocco
2.  Allah's Garden: A True Story of a Forgotten War in the Sahara Desert of Morocco by Thomas Hollowell
The list author says:
  "A short but interesting read chronicling the story of the often forgotten Western Sahara."
$13.46   Used & New from: $0.75
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges
3.  Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges by Marvine Howe
$19.44   Used & New from: $8.76
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Butter Man
4.  The Butter Man by Elizabeth Letts
The list author says:
  "A good children's book with a message of patience as well as hunger in the world."
Used & New from: $3.77
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca
5.  The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca by Tahir Shah
The list author says:
  "A quirky and interesting read on a family building a home in Casablanca."
$12.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

The Voices of Marrakesh: A Record of a Visit
6.  The Voices of Marrakesh: A Record of a Visit by Elias Canetti
The list author says:
  "Short, with varied literary devices this book is an interesting read."
Used & New from: $5.24
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits
7.  Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila Lalami
The list author says:
  "A fantastic read about Moroccan immigration to Europe."
$11.84   Used & New from: $0.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
8.  Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi
The list author says:
  "An interesting look into the past."
$14.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Stencils North Africa Morocco: Ancient & Living Cultures Series: Grades 3+: Teacher Resource
9.  Stencils North Africa Morocco: Ancient & Living Cultures Series: Grades 3+: Teacher Resource by Mira Bartók
The list author says:
  "Great for kids!"
Used & New from: $18.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity
10.  Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity by Cynthia J. Becker
$22.64   Used & New from: $15.00
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Morocco Bound: Disorienting America’s Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (New Americanists)
11.  Morocco Bound: Disorienting America’s Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (New Americanists) by Brian T. Edwards
The list author says:
  "If you are interested in media and media portrayal this book, discussing how Morocco has been portrayed to the US over time is the book for you!"
$20.22   Used & New from: $1.26
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Travels with a Tangerine: From Morocco to Turkey in the Footsteps of Islam's Greatest Traveler
12.  Travels with a Tangerine: From Morocco to Turkey in the Footsteps of Islam's Greatest Traveler by Tim Mackintosh-Smith
The list author says:
  "Not only about Morocco but a great read nonetheless!"
$12.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Sheltering Sky
13.  The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
Used & New from: $3.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (220 customer reviews)

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Spider's House: A Novel
14.  Spider's House: A Novel by Paul Bowles
The list author says:
  "Morocco during the colonial protectorate from an outsider view."
$10.65   Used & New from: $1.05
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Points in Time
15.  Points in Time by Paul Bowles
$11.80   Used & New from: $7.51
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams
16.  In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams by Tahir Shah
$13.87   Used & New from: $2.08
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

This Blinding Absence of Light
17.  This Blinding Absence of Light by Tahar Ben Jelloun
The list author says:
  "Troubling, sad and well written."
$13.50   Used & New from: $6.55
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Leaving Tangier: A Novel
18.  Leaving Tangier: A Novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun
Used & New from: $3.37
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail (Oprah's Book Club)
19.  Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail (Oprah's Book Club) by Malika Oufkir
The list author says:
  "The one book that started me on my journey to learning about Morocco.  There are many layers to this story but whichever way it is spun Oufkir's tale is heartbreaking."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (304 customer reviews)

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A Street in Marrakech
20.  A Street in Marrakech by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
The list author says:
  "A family in the 1970's moves to Marrakech."
$29.95   Used & New from: $10.29
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Fourth Queen: A Novel
21.  The Fourth Queen: A Novel by Debbie Taylor
The list author says:
  "A fictional work that has different levels of interest.  There is an interesting thread that ties this story together."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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For Bread Alone
22.  For Bread Alone by Muḣammad Shukrī
$14.41   Used & New from: $6.50
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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