by: Suad Amiry,
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Amiry's writing skills show us that she is more than an ordinary woman in extraordinary circumstances
A deeply personal story, told with such lightness of touch, with so much humour and compassion.
Often hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking...by all means, read Nothing to Lose but Your Life.
Nothing to Lose but Your Life is not only an exciting account of a gruelling journey, but also a lamentation for lost land and for simpler, more peaceful times.
Architect and writer Suad Amiry lives in Ramallah where she is director of the Riwaq Center for Architectural Conservation. Amiry was awarded the Italian Viareggio-Versilia Prize for Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries in 2004.
Also available in Arabic
An extraordinary story that provides a fresh look at a region in turmoil
One of the fifty best summer reads of 2010, as chosen by The Independent