A collection of writings and drawings from some of the world's leading authors and artists for the children in Lebanon.
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Editor - Wilson, Anna
Saqi Books, London, 2006
13.5 x 21 cm
Essays & Interviews
Children are living in appalling conditions in Lebanon since the outbreak of war in July 2006. This collection of writing and drawings - from some of the world's leading authors and artists - is for them. The contributors include: Etel Adnan, Adonis, Paul Auster, Hoda Barakat, John Berger, Abbas Beydoun, Raymond Briggs, Carmen Callil, John le Carre, Jung Chang, Hassan Daoud, Mahmud Darwish, Margaret Drabble, Moris Farhi, Simone Fattal, Robert Fisk, Lara Frankena, Maggie Gee, Mai Ghoussoub, Charles Glass, Fabio Guzman, Malu Halasa, Mona Hatoum, Tobias Hill, Aamer Hussein, Nada Awar Jarrar, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Peter Kennard, Judith Kazantzis, Mazen Kerbaj, Zena el-Khalil, Hanif Kureishi, Doris Lessing, Toby Litt, Madi, Jean Said Makdisi, Alberto Manguel, Yann Martel, David Medalla, Adrian Mitchell, Blake Morrison, Beverley Naidoo, V. S. Naipaul, Alexandre Najjar, Adam Nankervis, Greta Naufal, Shirin Neshat, Rebecca O'Connor, Orhan Pamuk, Hadrian Piggott, Harold Pinter, Clare Pollard, Mohammed Rawas, Rhea, Claudia Roden, Marisa Rueda, Kamila Shamsie, Hanan al-Shaykh, Owen Sheers, Anna Sherbany, David Shrigley, Iain Sinclair, Souheil Sleiman, Ali Smith, George Szirtes, Arnold Wesker, Brian Whitaker, Hugo Williams and Zapiro.
'An intimate challenge, to which the most knowledgeable of readers should rise.' Daily Star, Lebanon
'It is not often that a publisher responds to an unfolding tragedy with such a diverse and effective offering as this anthology.' Arab Banker
'From the first page, Lebanon, Lebanon, a well-polished and thought-provoking publication, grants an extensive scope of perspectives on the Lebanese conflict.' Emel Magazine
'A disturbing must-read for students across majors including history, art, politics and media.' Gulf News
'A timely anthology.' Pulp.net
'A landmark book'. Cedar Wings