The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between
by Hisham Matar
Published: July 2016
Writer and poet Hisham Matar investigates the kidnapping and imprisonment of his father as a political prisoner of the Qaddafi regime in Libya. Through interviews with uncles and cousins, he explores the rippling effects of the dictatorship and presents a thorough history of Libyan politics.
5 out of 5 stars: Honestly can’t count how many times my eyes welled up on the bus.