Our Man in Beirut

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Our Man in Beirut
AuthorNasri Atallah
PublishedDecember 2011 Turning Point Books
Media typePrint (Paperback)

Our Man in Beirut is the debut book by British-Lebanese author and publisher Nasri Atallah. It is an anthology of essays collected from his widely read blog that ran from 2009 to 2012,[1] that deal with the subject of dual identity, and settling back into your ethnic home culture.[2] Through humor, the book tackles Lebanese society's challenging topics, such as sexuality,[3] racism, post-traumatic stress, superficiality, destruction of heritage.[4] Atallah found his publisher and got his first book signing at Waterstones in London through posts on his social media accounts.[5]


  1. ^ 10 Questions for Nasri Atallah | NOW Lebanon | https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/10questions/10_questions_for_nasri_atallah
  2. ^ Turning Point Books Author Profile | http://www.tpbooksonline.com/product/BKHM8/Our-Man-in-Beirut.html
  3. ^ Goodreads | Quotes from Our Man in Beirut | http://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/19240934-our-man-in-beirut
  4. ^ The Cube | Our Man in Beirut Review | https://thecubelb.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/our-man-in-beirut-by-nasri-atallah/
  5. ^ ThinkMedia Labs | “Our Man In Beirut” a Blog transforms into a book | http://www.thinkmedialabs.com/2011/12/15/our-man-in-beirut-a-blog-transforms-into-a-book/

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