Celebrate the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning
journalist Anthony Shadid (1968-2012) as Nada Bakri accepts a
Lifetime Achievement Award on her husband’s behalf during the 2012 Arab
American Book Award Ceremony. This event honors the year’s best books by and
about Arab Americans; it features a sumptuous strolling buffet, open bar, live
music, and following the award ceremony, a book signing with authors including Diana
6 p.m. Strolling buffet, open bar + live music
7 p.m. Ceremony + book signing with authors including
(Winning titles available for purchase during the
$20 General Admission
$15 Museum Members/students
Available ONLINE ONLY through NOON on Friday, September 28, 2012.
Business/creative attire suggested.
Free lighted parking.
2012 ARAB AMERICAN BOOK AWARD WINNERS
Birds of Paradise by Diana Abu-Jaber
Arab & Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence, & Belonging edited by Rabab Abdulhadi, Evelyn Alsultany and Nadine Naber
Abu Ghraib Arias by Philip Metres
2012 HONORABLE MENTIONS
Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar
Modern Arab American Fiction: A Reader's Guide edited by Steven Salaita
Transfer by Naomi Shihab Nye
Lifetime Achievement Award
Anthony Shadid (1968-2012)
to be accepted by his wife, Nada Bakri
Read more about the 2012 Arab American Book Award winners here.