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Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar was born in 1970 in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood in Tripoli and Cairo. He lives in London and is currently at work on his second novel.

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Anatomy of a Disappearance
Written by Hisham Matar
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | August 2012
$15.00/(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/(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





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