Karen Elliott House is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She studied and taught at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics and was a senior fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. House lives in Princeton, New Jersey, with her husband, Peter R. Kann, and their children.
An excellent primer on this oil rich, rich backward country. A must read for s basic understanding of the middle east.Published 4 days ago by Leer338
Arrived on time. Good overview of the country. It certainly opened my mind to that part of the world.Published 13 days ago by Jordan Shropshire
I have read a number of books about Saudi Arabia, both fiction and non-fiction. I learned WAY more about the country and its people from this book than from any other.Published 14 days ago by Robynne A. Williams
Interesting book. Written by a lady who actually lived.
Some facts are outdated - but that's okay I guess, she lived in Riyadh. Read more
Very revealing on how the Saudi's live
Well written and lots of facts
Fantastic book. It is a well written book that offers an in depth look, both politically and socially, into a veiled world. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Julie
Great insights into the history of modern Saudi Arabia and the current tensions within this pivotal player in the Middle East.Published 1 month ago by M. Martyny
Apparently the author is a Wall Street Journal editor or used to be and was stationed in Saudi Arabia, and she came to my attention when she did an op-ed in the WSJ after the King... Read morePublished 1 month ago by John G
Refreshing, well researched and very informative. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in Saudi Arabia and its place in the 21st century. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kelli A. Wallen