Kennedy, Philip, Recognition in the Arabic Tradition: Deliverance and Delusion (Reviewed, copy-edited, designed and in production with Edinburgh University Press in their new series Classical Arabic Literature. Series editors Professors: Wen-chin Ouyang and Julia Bray. 122,000 words of main text. Due to appear in late September 2016)
Kennedy, Philip. The Wine Song in Classical Arabic Poetry: Abū Nuwās and the Literary Tradition, Oxford: Clarendon Press (1997).
Kennedy, Philip, Abu Nuwas: A Genius of Poetry (Oxford: Oneworld, 2005) (in the series Makers of the Muslim World, ed. Patricia Crone)
Kennedy, Philip, Scheherazade’s Children: Global Encounters with the Arabian Nights. Co-edited with Marina Warner. NYU Press (2013)
Kennedy, Philip, Recognition. The Poetics of Narrative. Interdisciplinary Studies on Anagnorisis, eds. Philip F. Kennedy and Marilyn Lawrence (New York: Peter Lang, 2008) in the series Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature (New York, 2008)