By the author of the bestselling The Map of Love, which has sold over 200,000 copies in the UK to date and was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize Contains both bang-up-to-date essays on contemporary issues in the Middle East and Iraq and classic essays on literature and modern culture For fans of Edward Said, John Pilger and David Grossman
Ahdaf Soueif was born in Cairo. She is the author of Aisha, Sandpiper, In the Eye of the Sun and the bestselling novel The Map of Love which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1999. She has translated I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti from Arabic into English. She also is a journalist and commentator and her work is syndicated throughout the world.
'Soueif is a political analyst and commentator of the best kind' London Review of Books