Hisham  Matar 
Hisham  Matar 

Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo. His latest novel is Anatomy of a Disappearance.

Feb. 26 2011 7:39 AMHiding OutThe child of an outspoken Libyan dissident on attending boarding school in England.
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