Hisham Matar 2013

Hisham
Matar

Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo. His first novel, In the Country of Men (2006), won six international literary awards and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Guardian First Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Hisham Matar lives in London.

Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo. His first novel, In the Country of Men (2006), won six international literary awards and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Guardian First Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Hisham Matar lives in London.

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