"A must read for anyone who wants to better understand Islam and its humanity." -- Nora Boustany, Washington Post
"A testament to the balanced yet uncompromising nature of [Shadid's] work." -- New Internationalist
About the Author
Anthony Shadid is a correspondent in Washington for the Boston Globe. Over the past decade, he has reported from most countries in the Middle East and was the winner of an Overseas Press Club citation in 1997 for the series of article that form the core of this book. He was formerly a correspondent in Cairo for the Associated Press.