A memoir of home, family, and a lost Middle East
“Human greatness and human pettiness, the shadow of past glories and the intricacies of everyday life... the courage in facing hardship and the readiness to abandon basic values in order to survive — few books provide such a subtle, yet powerful insight into the tragedy of today’s Middle East.” – Amin Maalouf, author of Origins: A MemoirThe publication date for “House of Stone” has been moved up to Feb. 28 from March 27.FInd out more
Anthony Shadid (1968-2012)
Anthony Shadid was a foreign correspondent for the New York Times. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 and again in 2010 for his dispatches from Iraq. He was a finalist in 2007 for his coverage of Lebanon. Read more >
"I do not approve of and will not be a part of any public discussion of Anthony's passing. It does nothing but sadden Anthony's children to have to endure repeated public discussion of the circumstances of their father's death."
–Nada Bakri, wife of the late Anthony Shadid
Shadid's upcoming book about his family’s ancestral home in Lebanon will be published this spring. He found a story of hope, healing, but perhaps most powerfully, loss, in a Middle East whose future rests in understanding its past.