Friday 9 March, 10am-11am Al Ras 1, InterContinental
An Afghani woman’s husband is found dead, and she stands accused. An American woman in Jordan leaves her son with a friend and mysteriously goes missing. Global views, rights and sisterhood collide in these new novels by two American writers, who each bring strands of their own stories into their fiction.
Nadia Hashimi is an Afghan-American internationally bestselling author, public speaker and paediatrician. Her award-winning adult novels include: The Pearl that Broke Its Shell, When the Moon is Low and her latest book, A House Without Windows.
Siobhan Fallon is the author of the 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Fiction winner You Know When the Men Are Gone. Her debut novel The Confusion of Languages has met widespread praise.
This panel is moderated by Brandy Scott.
Sign language interpretation is available in this session