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Hisham Matar


Libya (b.1970)

Hisham Matar was born in New York in 1970 and spent his childhood in Tripoli and Cairo. He has lived in London since 1986.
 
Non fiction
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2006) : In the Country of Men
Rathbone Folio Prize Best Book winner (2017) : The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between