The Persistence of Delusion

November 2013
Publishers Weekly;11/4/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 44, p46
Trade Publication
An interview with writer Rabih Alemeddine is presented. Topics include the release of his book "An Unnecessary Woman," how he created the story's main character of Aaliya, and the persistence of the personal narrative. Information is provided on the why he included poet Fernando Pessoa in the book and why Beirut influences the main character so greatly.


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