MinbarLibya – International


‘The Return’: One of The 10 best...

By Book World Reviewers In our annual survey of the best books, you’ll find 10 that we think are exceptionally rewarding and 100 notable titles that you shouldn’t miss.

Summary and Review: Why Nations Fail

By Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson   Summary: Brilliant and engagingly written,Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty...

Review: ‘the lost souls of Libya’

By Duncan White In March 2012, with Gaddafi dead and Libya transformed by the Arab Spring, the novelist Hisham Matar returned to the country he had left at the age of eight to try to find out what had happened to his father.

Review: The 2011 Libyan Uprisings and the...

Edited by Jason Pack Jason Pack has assembled articles by both new and well-known experts on Libya to produce a book of consistently high quality, which is not all that common in edited works.

Book Review: The Dissident’s Son

By LORRAINE ADAMS What can a child know about totalitarianism?In Hisham Matar’s exceptional first novel, this question transcends the psychological to yield something rare in contemporary fiction: