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Montreal :: Canada | over 1 year ago

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Montreal's multilingual Blue Met literary festival opens Monday with guests including Irish writer Colm Toibin, Libyan Hisham Matar and gay writer Edmund White. more » Q's Juno special live in Regina! Apr. 22, 2013 1:46 PM Stream Q's special live

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Lette, Frank Moorhouse, Elliot Perlman and Anita Heiss are among the acclaimed Australian authors to feature in the 2012 line-up of the Sydney Writers' Festival. Other local writers taking part include Miles Franklin Award winners Steve Carroll and

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Tripoli :: Libya | over 2 years ago

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News in pictures On Facebook Life & Style blogs Google may be under fire for its sharing of personal data but sharing data is what the internet is a.....In 1972, President Richard Nixon signed his war on drugs into law...Suggested Topics Leading

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Deoband :: India | over 2 years ago

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The Kumbh mela' of literary gatherings, the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival, from Jan 20-24, is already courting controversy. Deoband-based Muslim seminary Darul Uloom last week asked the government to cancel Salman Rushdie's visa as he had hurt

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Hisham Matar Years ago, sometime in the late 1980s, when I was living pointlessly in Cairo, waiting for the Libyan embassy to renew my passport so as I could get a visa to some place decent, you took me to a gathering of other Libyans stranded in

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Tripoli :: Libya | almost 3 years ago

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Hisham Matar on Libya's awakening by News Source on October 28, 2011 David Lepeska writes : One morning in late September, as Libyan rebels launched their final advance on Sirte, Muammar Qaddafi's hometown, Hisham Matar explained to a small, rapt

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Tripoli :: Libya | almost 3 years ago

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I hit on the first sentence while walking, Hisham Matar tells Hari Kunzru about his second novel, Anatomy of a Disappearance. And it's, There are times when my father's absence is as heavy as a child sitting on my chest.' I kept repeating the

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Cairo :: Egypt | almost 3 years ago

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These words are spoken by Nuri, the narrator of Hisham Matar's second novel. Yet they could easily have come from Matar in response to a question about his own father. In 1990, Matar's father, a Libyan political dissident living in Cairo, was

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Tripoli :: Libya | almost 3 years ago

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No one plays this role, in my view, as powerfully as Hisham Matar, a novelist who left Libya at the age of 9 and later emigrated to Britain. Matar's fiction revolves around his parents, and especially his father, a Libyan dissident who was kidnapped

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Beirut :: Lebanon | almost 3 years ago

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Imagine spending three years of your life at work on a novel that tells the story of your father's disappearance in Libya. You fictionalize the details and develop a stylized plot, which is equal parts psychological thriller and tender rumination on

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