Elias Khoury

Elias Khoury is a Beirut-born novelist, essayist, playwright, and critic.

He was awarded the Palestine Prize for Gate of the Sun, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Le Monde Diplomatique, The Christian Science Monitor, and The San Francisco Chronicle, and a Notable Book by The New York Times and The Kansas City Star.

His recently released As Though She Were Sleeping was shortlisted for the Guardian’s 2011 Book of the Year.

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