Rabih Alameddine





Rabih Alameddine

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in Amman, Jordan
January 01, 1959

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Rabih Alameddine (Arabic: ربيع علم الدين‎) was born in Amman, Jordan to Lebanese parents, and grew up in Kuwait and Lebanon. He was educated in England and America, and has an engineering degree from UCLA and an MBA from the University of San Francisco.


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“...What happens is of little significance compared with the stories we tell ourselves about what happens. Events matter little, only stories of events affect us.”
Rabih Alameddine, The Hakawati

“I believe one has to escape oneself to discover oneself.”
Rabih Alameddine, I, The Divine: A Novel in First Chapters

“I wonder if being sane means disregarding the chaos that is life, pretending only an infinitesimal segment of it is reality.”
Rabih Alameddine, Koolaids: The Art of War

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