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Kingdom of the Film Stars: Journey Into Jordanby Annie Caulfield tells the story of the author's relationship with a Bedouin man. It's part of Lonely Planet's Journeys travel literature series. Treks and Climbs in Wadi Rum by Tony Howard is an excellent handbook of walks, climbs and car and camel treks.A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani gives a feel for the evolution of Muslim Arab socieities.Seven Pillars of Wisdom by TE Lawrence is Lawrence of Arabia straight from the camel's mouth.Freya Stark in the Levant by Malise Ruthuen is a selection of photos from this remarkable British travel writer of the early 20th century.

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