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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Pericles and the Conquest of History: A Political Biography

Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles that Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay Marriage

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism (Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics)

Ethics and Statecraft, 3rd edition

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Archaeology of Food

Auden At Work

Recapturing the Oval Office: New Historical Approaches to the American Presidency

After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Mexico’s Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution

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