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Libyan Writers in Danger Following Attacks on 2017 Collection, ‘Sun on Closed Windows’

Yesterday, PEN International issued a statement expressing they are “deeply concerned” for the authors’ safety.


Books Inside Books: An Infinite History of Modern Libya

“To help me explore Hisham Matar’s The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land In Between (2016), I ordered a sneeze-inducing, water-stained copy of Knud Holmboe’s Desert Encounter: An Adventurous Journey Through Italian Africa (my copy was printed in 1937), re-read parts of Alessandro Spina’s Confines of the Shadow epic, and even, among other things, pulled Dante off the shelf.”