Posts Tagged ‘Iraq’

Absent – Betool Khedairi

 Translated from the Arabic by Muhayman Jamil Five words from the blurb: Baghdad, apartment, bombings, arrests, honey Absent is set in a crowded […]

The Weight of a Mustard Seed – Wendell Steavenson

The Weight of a Mustard Seed attempts to discover why ordinary people were driven to commit evil acts under the orders […]

My Father’s Paradise – Ariel Sabar

Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award: Best Biography 2008 I bought this book after reading Violet’s review. I don’t […]