A Week of Books Featuring Writing and Publishing
Note: On Monday, I talked about All Men Are Liars, whose characters are all in the writing and publishing business. Wednesday’s book, Alys Always, in contemporary England, also centers on the business of writing. And today we go to Beirut for a year with a freelance writer and editor. It just happens that three books landed on my reading pile that deal quite prominently with writing, reading, and publishing. So it seemed logical to group them together this week.
Destination: Beirut, Lebanon
Book: Jasmine and Fire: A Bittersweet Year in Beirut (New June 2012) by Salma Abdelnour
Salma Abdelnour is not your average homeless person. But in these pages, she spends a year looking for a home. Continue reading What Makes a Place Home?