A Trip to the Middle East…. books and more


By Angie Cruz

GU Book Crew made a quick stop at Middle East Books and More on Wednesday afternoon and we weren’t disappointed! Friendly service, a nice environment and a great variety of books on all Middle Eastern topics. We even picked up a book! Right in the middle of DuPont and Adams Morgan, its a great place to visit and pick up a book before your afternoon coffee stop.

Fast Facts

Theme: Middle East book and ‘more’, including olive oils, pins, posters and pottery  inspired by the Middle East. They also sell a variety of items that go back to non-profits and/or help the refugee crisis.

Time of Our Visit: Wednesday afternoon, pretty quiet and perfect timing

Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Tuesday-Friday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday-Sunday

A Brief History: Middle East Books and More started as a project of the American Education Trust that has been promoting U.S.-Middle East understanding. The founders of AET later created Middle East Books and More to meet the need for quality books about the region and U.S. policy

Food? No 😦

Wifi? No 😦

Drinks? No 😦

Appointment necessary? No, just walk right in!

Events: You can find a list of events on their website here

Typical Audience: Usually Middle East scholars, or people looking for a specific topic relating to the Middle East. Not as “mainstream” but totally fun.

If This Place Were a Band: Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love (Acoustic)


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