Authors & Books

Five Thousand Days Like This One

REVIEW: When her father dies and leaves her to decide the fate of the family farm, Jane Brox wonders how family identity–language, food, a grandfather’s wish for “five thousand days like this one”–can endure when so few traces of former lives are left. With a poet’s eye and a historian’s hunger, she is driven to […]

Remember Me To Lebanon

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Evelyn Shakir crafts tales that are rich in history and cultural detail, setting her stories in different eras, from the 1960s to the present and carrying us back, on occasion, to the turn of the twentieth century. With agile humor and emotional truth, Shakir offers multiple perspectives on the experience of Lebanese […]

The Lebanese in America

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Moses focuses specifically on Lebanese – rather than Arab – Americans. “The Lebanese in America” is about the tides of Lebanese who left Mount Lebanon during the repressive Ottoman Empire before World War I and crossed borders and oceans for lands unknown. There is a lot of information in these 87 pages […]

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