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Hisham Matar

Born in New York City to Libyan parents, Hisham Matar spent his childhood in Tripoli and Cairo and has lived most of his adult life in London. His debut novel, In the Country of Men, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Guardian First Book Award, and won numerous international prizes, including the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, a Commonwealth First Book Award, the Premio Flaiano, and the Premio Gregor von Rezzori. His second novel, Anatomy of a Disappearance, published in 2011, was named one of the best books of the year by The Guardian and the Chicago... Read More

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Anatomy of a Disappearance
Written by Hisham Matar
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | August 2012
$15.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-34045-8 (0-385-34045-1)

This mesmerizing literary novel is written with all the emotional precision and intimacy that have won Hisham Matar tremendous international recognition. In a voice that is delicately wrought and beautifully tender, he asks: When a loved one disappears, how does that absence shape the lives of those who are left?
 
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In the Country of Men
Written by Hisham Matar
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | February 2008
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-34043-4 (0-385-34043-5)

Libya, 1979. Nine-year-old Suleiman’s days are circumscribed by the narrow rituals of childhood: outings to the ruins surrounding Tripoli, games with friends played under the burning sun, exotic gifts from his father’s constant business trips abroad. But his nights have come to revolve around his mother’s increasingly disturbing bedside stories full... Read more






The Return
Written by Hisham Matar
Random House | Hardcover | July 5, 2016
$26.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9482-7 (0-8129-9482-5)

From the author of In the Country of Men, a Man Booker Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, comes an extraordinary memoir of his journey home to his native Libya in search of the truth behind his father’s disappearance.
 
When Hisham Matar was a nineteen-year-old university student in... Read more





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