When We Were Arabs Author Talk
Date(s) - 07/12/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun and informative book event!!! When We Were Arabs book talk and signing will be on Friday July 12th!!! We are happy to be part of Massoud Hayoun’s national tour for his book. We are very proud to bring this book/conversation to our community.
When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family’s Forgotten History is the stunning debut by non fiction writer and journalist Massoud Hayoun. He shares his family history and explains his identity through retelling his grandparents story. He makes us aware that there was a time that when being an “Arab” did not mean you were Muslim.
Massoud Hayoun is a journalist based in Los Angeles, most recently freelancing for Al Jazeera English and Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown online while writing a weekly column on foreign affairs for Pacific Standard. He previously worked as a reporter for Al Jazeera America, The Atlantic, Agence France-Presse, and the South China Morning Post and has been published widely. He speaks and works in five languages and won a 2015 EPPY Award. The author of When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family’s Forgotten History (The New Press), he lives in Los Angeles.