TITLE: Sabiha Al Khemir: 2009 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Sabiha Al Khemir
EVENT DATE: 09/26/2009
RUNNING TIME: 28 minutes
Fiction and fantasy author Sabiha Al Khemir appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Sabiha Al Khemir was born in Tunisia and now lives in London. She has taught courses in Islamic art at the British Museum and has consulted for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the same field. She lectures worldwide on Islamic Art and various cultural topics. Her first novel, "Waiting in the Future for the Past to Come," was published in 1993. Her second novel, "The Blue Manuscript" (2008), focuses on the interaction of Western and Islamic cultures.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2009