The Other Side of the Mirror: An American Travels Through Syria

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Product Details

Price
$16.95
Publisher
Paul Dry Books
Publish Date
Pages
259
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.9 X 8.3 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781589880689
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About the Author

Brooke Allen: Brooke Allen's critical writings appear frequently in the New York Times Book Review, the Atlantic Monthly, The New Criterion, The Hudson Review, and The Nation. Her Twentieth-Century Attitudes was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her most recent book is Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers.

Reviews

"A well-written, well-researched, and engaging introduction to contemporary Syria."—"Library Journal" (starred review)
"Engaging.... I can vouch for the accuracy of her descriptions."—Malise Ruthven, "New York Review of Books"

Praise for Brooke Allen and "The Other Side of the Mirror"

"A well-written, well-researched, and engaging introduction to contemporary Syria.""Library Journal" (starred review)

"American travel writing at its most generous and intrepid."Adam Kirsch

"A nuanced appreciation of the sights, sounds, and historical densities that make Syria one of the most rewarding countries on Earth. Like the great cities of Damascus and Aleppo, "The Other Side of the Mirror" is a thing of layered beauty and a source of endless surprise and stimulation."Ben Downing

"EngagingI can vouch for the accuracy of her descriptions."Malise Ruthven, "New York Review of Books"

"Brooke Allen's "The Other Side of the Mirror" is a hugely welcome piece of travel literatureAnyone with a curiosity about this fascinating nation will be well served."Tom Bissell"

Praise for Brooke Allen and The Other Side of the Mirror

"A well-written, well-researched, and engaging introduction to contemporary Syria."--Library Journal (starred review)

"American travel writing at its most generous and intrepid."--Adam Kirsch

"A nuanced appreciation of the sights, sounds, and historical densities that make Syria one of the most rewarding countries on Earth. Like the great cities of Damascus and Aleppo, The Other Side of the Mirror is a thing of layered beauty and a source of endless surprise and stimulation."--Ben Downing

"Engaging...I can vouch for the accuracy of her descriptions."--Malise Ruthven, New York Review of Books

"Brooke Allen's The Other Side of the Mirror is a hugely welcome piece of travel literature...Anyone with a curiosity about this fascinating nation will be well served."--Tom Bissell