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I'm celebrating the first foreign language sales of When the Apricots Bloom - coming to bookstores in Amsterdam & Vilnius next year.
When the Apricots Bloom has been named one of the '30 Great Reads' to be released in Fall/Winter 2020. The AP, NYT, Washington Post, and others covered the news.
I met these two little girls in 2002, not far from Baghdad’s Mutanabbi book market. The little girl at the front proudly showed me the dress she chose for her aunt's wedding.
When my editor told me When the Apricots Bloom was getting French flaps, I admit, I was relieved to discover it's not some new, painful trend in European plastic surgery.
Goodreads and my publishers at Kensington Books have teamed up offer 100 readers a chance to win a copy of my upcoming novel, When the Apricots Bloom.
There's a saying that Cairo writes, Beirut publishes, Baghdad reads. I snapped this shot at Mutanabbi market in 2003. It's also the setting for a key scene in my latest book.