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Three Books About Syria And Home

Wordstock at the Portland Art Museum, Nov. 7, 2015.

Wordstock at the Portland Art Museum, Nov. 7, 2015.


  • In front of an audience at Wordstock, Portland’s literary festival, OPB’s Geoff Norcross interviewed three authors whose recent books are all about Syria. Alia Malek is the author of the memoir “The Home That Was Our Country.” Elliot Ackerman’s novel is “Dark at the Crossing.” Emily Robbins’ novel is “A Word For Love.”

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