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, MP3 CD, 9781455156627

Publication Date: February 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 voiceover artist who has recorded numerous audiobooks, including I Am an Executioner by Rajesh Parameswaran, The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais, and Stringer: A Reporter s Journey In the Congo by Anjan Sundaram. He is a classically trained actor with an MFA from the Old Globe/University of San Diego program and has appeared on off-Broadway and regional stages, as well as in film and television. Neil currently lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife.