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Book recommendations: Arab Spring/Jasmine Revolution And Friends

Can anyone recommend any books on the recent middle east revolutions as being particularly good?

I have Revolution 2.0, by Wael Ghonim (memoir by founder of one of the Egyptian revolution's coordinating websites), and am reading Liberation Square, by Ahraf Khalil (area journalist's more general history of Egypt's revolution). I have Tweets From Tahrir, ed. Nadia Idle and Alex Nunns, and Rock The Casbah, by Robin Wright (the earliest book on the subject I've seen). I am interested in stuff all over the region, it's just Egypt seems to have the most books written about it in English. 

(If you have reviews/recs of French-language and/or Russian-language books I am interested in hearing those too.)
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