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Men who Tiptoe into their Marital Bedrooms: The Novelist and Dictatorship

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Hisham Matar ©Diana Matar www.dianamatar.com

©Diana Matar www.dianamatar.com

Hisham Matar

Date: 5 March 2012Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 5 March 2012Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Lecture

Series: The Globalisation Lectures

Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo.  His first novel, In the Country of Men, was published in 2006 and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Guardian First Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award in the U.S. It won six international literary awards, including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book award for Europe and South Asia, the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the inaugural Arab American Book Award. It has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Hisham Matar lives in London.

Hisham Matar - Men who Tiptoe into their Marital Bedrooms: The Novelist and Dictatorship

 

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