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Understanding the Middle East Book Club (in store)

Understanding The Middle East group meets on the third Monday of  the month at 7 p.m.  It has the purpose of exploring the rich culture of the Middle East through literature (poetry, fiction, memoirs). They do include readings of nonfiction as they try to gain an understanding of history and current events.  Although they read writers from the west, the goal is to discover the many talented authors from middle eastern countries who may not be well known in the U.S.  Even though discussions of politics cannot always be avoided, this is not the focus.

For more information, contact Tina Martin.  New members are always welcome.

We will only be discussing part one at this meeting. Part two will be discussed Monday, April 17th.

Event date: 
Monday, March 20, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Lebanon: A Country in Fragments By Andrew Arsan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781787383654
Availability: Ships from warehouse to store in 3-6 business days
Published: Hurst & Co. - May 1st, 2020

Lebanon seems a country in the grip of permanent crisis. In recent years it has suffered blow after blow, from Rafiq Hariri's assassination in 2005, to the 2006 July War, to the current Syrian conflict, which has brought a million refugees streaming into the country.

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