2018 National Book Award Longlist, Nonfiction

Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple

Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple
Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War
(One World / Penguin Random House)
ISBN: 9780399590627
 

ABOUT THE BOOK (from the publisher)

A bracingly immediate memoir by a young man coming of age during the Syrian war, Brothers of the Gun is an intimate lens on the century's bloodiest conflict and a profound meditation on kinship, home, and freedom.



About the Author

Molly Crabapple, an artist and writer in New York, has drawn in Guantanamo Bay, in Abu Dhabi’s migrant labor camps, and with rebels in Syria, and received widespread praise for her illustrated memoir Drawing Blood. Crabapple is a contributing editor for Vice and has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.


Marwan Hisham is a Syrian freelance journalist who, since 2014, has covered Syria, Iraq, and Turkey. His work has been published in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Intercept, and Foreign Policy.



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- TWITTER: Molly Crabapple - @mollycrabapple

- TWITTER: Marwan Hisham - @marwanhishampen



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