Search Results: "Hiner Saleem"


BOOK REVIEW

MY FATHER’S RIFLE by Hiner Saleem
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Timely—and most depressing."
Well-done but dispiriting memoir of growing up in Iraq during the 1960s and '70s, when Kurdish aspirations for independence were increasingly suppressed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GUAPA by Saleem Haddad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"Those looking for a nuanced portrait of gay life in the modern Middle East will find plenty to admire in this flawed but promising debut."
In an unnamed Middle Eastern country, a young translator deals with the fallout after his grandmother catches him with another man. Read full book review >