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Hisham Matar

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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.


Photograph © Diana Matar

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