Bitter Almonds (Hardcover)

By Lilas Taha

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation, 9789927118005, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2015

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About the Author

Lilas Taha--a writer, an electrical engineer, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims--was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father. After studying electrical engineering at Kuwait University, she immigrated to the U.S. when Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait. Taha earned a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin. Her first novel was Shadows of Damascus. A Houston Writers Guild member, she lives in Sugar Land, Texas, with her husband, daughter, and son.