One of her six favorite books that conjure exotic locales, as shared at The Week magazine:
House of Stone by Anthony ShadidRead about another entry on the list.
A beautiful memoir by the gifted late journalist about rebuilding his family's ancestral home in southern Lebanon. Shadid gave us a personal story of the human costs of war. I'd urge anyone who wants to understand the Middle East beyond the headlines to read it.
Writers Read: Anthony Shadid (August 2007).