Libya

Books in this genre are set in or about Libya.

In the Country of Men
The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between
The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984: A Graphic Memoir
نزيف الحجر
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi
Under the Tripoli Sky
The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya
The Lion's Game (John Corey, #2)
Anatomy of a Disappearance
The Shadows of Ghadames
Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution
Gold Dust
The Map of Salt and Stars
Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya
Homeless Rats
Binti by Nnedi OkoraforThe Famished Road by Ben OkriLagoon by Nnedi OkoraforWho Fears Death by Nnedi OkoraforEmpire of Ivory by Naomi Novik
SF & F Atlas - Africa
51 books — 9 voters
The Plague by Albert CamusKing of the Wind by Marguerite HenryThe English Patient by Michael OndaatjeHideous Kinky by Esther FreudDreams of Trespass by Fatema Mernissi
North Africa
124 books — 25 voters

Woman at Point Zero by Nawal El SaadawiAya by Marguerite AbouetUnbowed by Wangari MaathaiAMA by Manu HerbsteinKing Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild
Tour d'Afrique
68 books — 14 voters

Syrian Brides by Anna HalabiThe Hidden Face of Eve by Nawal El SaadawiHeadscarves and Hymens by Mona EltahawyWoman at Point Zero by Nawal El SaadawiThe Veil and the Male Elite by Fatema Mernissi
Arab feminism
40 books — 32 voters


I was against the Iraq war I was against the Afghan war I was against bombing Libya and Syria but to be quite honest and with a heavy heart because more innocent people are gonna be killed....We have to step in and help wipeout ISIS!
Cal Sarwar

I hoped to offer U.S. intelligence agencies the opportunity to even place CIA officers in NOC (non-official cover) jobs in our company working under our Libyan contract. With agency officers in place with rock-solid “cover for status”—that’s the lie that explains who you are pretending to be—and “cover for action”—that’s the lie that explains what you’re doing while you’re there—the United States would have direct access to people in the seedy, murky underside of Libya, people whose motives and ...more
Jamie Smith

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The Shores of Tripoli
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The Longest Day of Her Life
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