Arab American Book Award for Fiction

 

2012 selection

Birds of Paradise: A Novel

Arab American Book Award for Fiction 2012

by Diana Abu-Jaber

“A full-course meal, a rich, complex and memorable story that will leave you lingering gratefully at [Abu-Jaber’s] table.”—Ron Charles, Washington Post At thirteen, Felice Muir ran away from home to...


2007 selection

In the Country of Men: A Novel

Arab American Book Award for Fiction 2007, Ondaatje Prize 2007

by Hisham Matar

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Hisham Matar's Anatomy of a Disappearance.

Libya, 1979. Nine-year-old Suleiman’s days are circumscribed by the narrow rituals of childhood: outings to the ruins...