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Hisham Matar

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Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar's first novel, In the Country of Men (Viking, 2006; The Dial Press, 2007), was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize and The Guardian First Book Award and translated into 22 languages. Matar's essays have appeared in The Independent, The Guardian, The Times and The New York Times.

 

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Articles by Hisham Matar

Mint Flavored Hiccups
By Mohammed Al-Asfar
To Jean GenetI was anxiously staring at the walls in a room with drawn dark curtains. Father lay on the bed, his blind eyes peering into the ceiling, his hands searching for the pillow beside him. When…
Translated from Arabic by Hisham Matar
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