June 09, 2015
13.5 X 0.8 X 9.4 inches | 2.9 pounds
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About the Author
David Parker (b. 1949) lives and works in Surrey, UK. His work is housed in many important corporate art collections such as Citibank, N. M. Rothschild & Sons, Goldman Sachs, as well as public and private collections and has been shown at many international venues. Ibrahim al-Koni was born in Libya in 1948. A Tuareg who writes in Arabic, he spent his childhood in the desert and learned to read and write Arabic when he was twelve. Today he is one of the most prolific Arabic novelists. In 2010, he received the Arab Novel Award and dedicated the value of the prize to the children of the Tuareg tribes from which he originally hails. He has lived in Switzerland since 1993, and authored over 50 novels, short stories, poems and aphorisms, all inspired by the desert. Some works have been translated into 35 languages. Marina Sarah Warner, CBE, FBA FRSL (born 1946) is a British novelist, short story writer, historian and mythographer. Holder of 12 honorary degrees and two honorary fellowships, Warner is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Literature. She has judged the The Jerwood Drawing Prize and the Turner Prize; she is a regular broadcaster on the BBC, and has taught and given lectures worldwide, including the National Gallery and ICA, London and the Prado in Madrid; she has delivered the Presidential Lecture at Stanford University and the Carpenter Lecture at Harvard. She has been awarded a CBE, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France and Commendatore dell'Ordine della Stella di Solidareità, Italy. Warner is a winner of the Aby Warburg Prize and a Getty Scholar.