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Rania Abouzeid: Life, Loss & Hope in Syria

  • Lighthouse Bookshop 43-45 West Nicolson Street Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9BE United Kingdom (map)

Award-winning reporter Rania Abouzeid addresses the unravelling of a nation-  peaceful protests collapsing into violence, families shattered by shelling, religious conviction sharpened to a radical point. Abouzeid shows Syrians continue to live and resist even as al-Assad's regime - and the threat of Al-Qaeda and Islamic State - tears their homeland apart.

‘This is an astonishing work, in its ambition, its scope and its humanity.’
-- New Internationalist

About Rania Abouzeid

Rania Abouzeid has spent more than fifteen years reporting on the Middle East, and has written for The New Yorker, the Guardian and TIME magazine among others. A former New America fellow, she has won several international prizes for her work including the Frontline Club Print Award, the Michael Kelly Award and George Polk Award. Rania grew up in Australia and now lives in Beirut, Lebanon.

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