Christiane Bird

The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule at the Crossroads of East and West

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Selected Works

Narrative Nonfiction
The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule at the Crossroads of East and West
A story of romance, religion, slavery, and geopolitics set in Oman, Germany, and Zanzibar.
A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan
"I cannot recommend too highly this brilliantly evocative portrait of a people."
--Noam Chomsky
Neither East Nor West: One Woman's Journey Through the Islamic Republic of Iran
"The product of a generous heart and a watchful eye."
--The New York Times
Travel Guide
The Da Capo Jazz and Blues Lover's Guide to the U.S. (Third Edition)
With over 900 hot clubs, cool joints, landmarks and legends, from boogie-woogie to bop and beyond.