House of Stone

House of Stone

A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East

By Anthony Shadid; Neil Shah (Read by)

Blackstone Audiobooks, Compact Disc, 9781455156610, 10pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2012



About the Author
ANTHONY SHADID (1968-2012), author of "Night Draws Near, " was an unparalleled chronicler of the human stories behind the news. He gained attention and awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, for his front-page reports in the "Washington Post" from Iraq. More recently, as Middle East correspondent for the "New York Times, "he covered the Arab Spring from Egypt to Libya (where he was held captive in March, 2011) to Syria. In 2010, he earned his second Pulitzer. Tragically, on February 16, 2012, he died while on assignment in Syria.

Neil Shah is an Audie Award-nominated narrator and AudioFile Earphones Award winner who has recorded over twenty audiobooks. A classically trained actor with an MFA from the Old Globe/University of San Diego program, Neil has appeared off-Broadway and on regional stages, as well as in film and television.