Hisham Matar
Hisham Matar

Born in New York City to Libyan parents, Hisham Matar spent his childhood in Tripoli and Cairo and has lived most of his adult life in London. His debut novel, In the Country of Men, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and won numerous international prizes, including the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, a Commonwealth First Book Award, the Premio Flaiano and the Premio Gregor von Rezzori. His second novel, Anatomy of a Disappearance, published in 2011, was named one of the best books of the year by The Guardian and the Chicago Tribune. His work has been translated into twenty-nine languages. He lives in London and New York.

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Author: Hisham Matar | Narrator: Hisham Matar
Release Date: October 22, 2019
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Return comes a profoundly moving contemplation of the relationship between art and life.   After finishing his powerful memoir The Return, Hisham Matar, seeking solace and pleasure, traveled to...