Anatomy of a Disappearance
By Hisham Matar
(Viking, Hardcover, 9780670916511)
Publication Date: March 2011
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In his novel Anatomy of a Disappearance, Hisham Matar tells the tale of a father kidnapped â�� much like his own. Matar's father, a vocal opponent of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, disappeared 20 years ago. No one knows if he is dead or alive. "Living in hope is a really terrible thing," Matar says. More at NPR.org
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