Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar

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Hisham Matar (Arabic: هشام مطر‎‎) (born 1970) is a Libyan writer. His debut novel In the Country of Men was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize.[1] Matar’s essays have appeared in the Asharq Alawsat, The Independent, The Guardian, The Times and The New York Times. His second novel, Anatomy of a Disappearance, was published on 3 March 2011. He currently lives and writes in London.