Books by Jean Said Makdisi

Jean Said Makdisi is the sister of Edward Said. A Christian, born in Jerusalem, she went to English schools in Cairo, then attended college in the United States, where she lived for fifteen years before moving to Beirut in 1972 with her Lebanese husband a

Released: April 24, 2006

"Well-written and quite revealing."
Makdisi (Beirut Fragments, 1990) blends feminism and international politics in this examination of the lives and aspirations of the women of her family over roughly the last century. Read full book review >