Thursday, March 8, 2012

Nada Bakri, Widow of Anthony Shadid, on Her Husband’s Life and Posthumous Memoir, "House of Stone"

Democracy Now!

"We speak with Nada Bakri, the widow of Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Anthony Shadid, about her husband’s passion for covering the Middle East and his posthumous memoir. "House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East" chronicles Shadid’s rebuilding of his family’s ancestral home in Lebanon. The house was built by his great-grandfather and damaged by an Israeli rocket in 2006. Shadid died of an apparent asthma attack in February while covering the conflict in Syria....."

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