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Dec.12.2012
Co-edited by Lisa Suhair Majaj and Amal Amireh. The first-ever book-length collection of essays on the Lebanese/French/American author and artist Etel Adnan, this volume brings together essays that respond to the depth of vision and experience in Adnan's writing and art and that place her...
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Dec.03.2012
This collection spans geographies of war, homelessness, homemaking, longing, and hope as it travels through Palestinian, Lebanese, Jordanian, American and other landscapes. Informed by depth of experience and a resilient humanism, these poems seek to transform landscapes of devastation to...
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Sep.08.2009
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four, chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the days after, he traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping...
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Jun.10.2008
Flavor of Home is in the Blessings Section of July 2008 Good Housekeeping, the End Page. The except from my upcoming memoir Country of Origin, the story is about 3 Arab sisters living in a small Appalachian town in the 60's
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May.30.2008
Khaled Mattawa"Elmaz Abinader's In the Country of My Dreams redeems the achievements of a century that has struggled long and hard with tolerance and inclusion. Daughter of immigrants from Lebanon, she sings of their birthplace that she too claims as her own, and of the American landscape she...