SHADOW LIVES - LITERARY DISCUSSION
28 NOVEMBER 2013, 7.00PM
Join the author Victoria Brittain as she discusses the moving and at times shocking stories revealed in her latest book with Iraqi novelist, artist and political activist Haifa Zangana.
Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror reveals the unseen side of the ‘9/11 wars’: their impact on the wives and families of men incarcerated in Guantanamo, or in prison or under house arrest in Britain and the US.
Victoria Brittain is journalist and former editor at the Guardian, she has authored or co-authored two plays and four books, including Enemy Combatant with Moazzam Begg. Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror was published this year.
Haifa Zangana works include City of Widows, Dreaming of Baghdad and The Torturer in the Mirror. She has advised the UNDP, ESCWA and Brussels Tribunal, and contributes to al-Quds and the Guardian.
There will be a question and answer session at the end.
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