Books by Betool Khedairi

ABSENT by Betool Khedairi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2007

"Initially sluggish, but not without rewards."
An intimate picture of life in a Baghdad apartment building during the perilous 1990s (following the Gulf War) is gradually assembled in this colorful novel, originally published by a university press in 2004. Read full book review >
A SKY SO CLOSE by Betool Khedairi
Released: July 16, 2001

"Disappointing."
A young Middle Eastern woman's embattled—and elongated—coming of age, in a gracefully written if rather tepid first novel set in rural Iraq, Baghdad, and England. Read full book review >