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
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi
The Bleeding of the Stone
The Lion's Game (John Corey, #2)
Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution
Homeless Rats
Anatomy of a Disappearance
The Shadows of Ghadames
التبر
الكتاب الأخضر
The Confines of the Shadow
Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya
Arab Spring, Libyan Winter
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWhat the Earl Desires by Aliyah BurkeOf Fear and Faith by N.D. JonesA Respectable Trade by Philippa GregoryHer Reluctant Viscount by Aliyah Burke
Africans in Romance
38 books — 9 voters
Dreams of Trespass by Fatema MernissiKing of the Wind by Marguerite HenryThe Plague by Albert CamusThe Crab with the Golden Claws by HergéA Wife for My Son by Ali Ghalem
North Africa
79 books — 18 voters

Mr. Impossible by Loretta ChaseAs You Desire by Connie BrockwayTrade Wind by M.M. KayeA Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna RaybournFar in the Wilds by Deanna Raybourn
Historical Romance Set in Africa
44 books — 11 voters

Woman at Point Zero by Nawal El-SaadawiAya by Marguerite AbouetKing Leopold's Ghost by Adam HochschildThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William KamkwambaSeason of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih
Tour d'Afrique
67 books — 10 voters
A Thorned Rose in the Sand by Lea BronsenAlmost a Bride by Jo WatsonKaribu Keňa by Hana HindrákováDobrovolnice by Hana HindrákováOčarovaná by Hana Hindráková
Romance Novels Set in Africa
90 books — 22 voters


Emily St. John Mandel
He placed a pinch of snow on his tongue and thought of making snow ice cream with Frank and their mother when they were small boys - 'First you stir in the vanilla' - Frank standing on a stool on his wondrously functional pre-Libya legs, the bullet that would sever his spinal cord still twenty-five years away but already approaching: a woman giving birth to a child who will someday pull the trigger on a gun, a designer sketching the weapon or its precursor, a dictator making a decision that will ...more
Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven

Thus all civilian officials and military officers in the United States government who either knew or should have known that the Reagan administration intended to assassinate Qaddafi and participated in the bombing operation are “war criminals” according to the U.S. government’s own official definition of that term. The American people should not have permitted any aspect of their foreign affairs and defense policies to be conducted by acknowledged “war criminals.” They should have insisted upon ...more
Francis A. Boyle, Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three-Decade U.S. Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution

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