The best way to understand the enduring greatness of Anthony Shadid is to begin with the words of Anthony himself, so here’s something he wrote after his first Pulitzer and after his second Pulitzer, at a time when he was considering the life that reporting had given him and who he had become. It’s from his memoir, House of Stone,...
Before Anthony Shadid died of a severe Asthma attack while fleeing Syria on horseback in February, he had just finished a memoir called, "House of Stone." The book is a contrast to the "life of guns and misery" he had carved out for himself as a journalist, courageously embedding himself in hostile war zones, as [...]
It seems that anyone who spends enough time in the Middle East these days is destined to lose someone they know – a relative, a friend, or a colleague. Two years ago I wrote about the unfortunate death of Anthony Shadid, who lost his life on a trip to Syria and whom I had been fortunate enough to meet just before he passed. Show More Summary
Associated Press The Associated Press announced Tuesday that two former reporters and an editor won the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics for the December story about an American missing in Iran. Reporters Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo, and editor … Read more
New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid died in 2012 from a severe allergic reaction while crossing the Syrian border on assignment for the paper. A highly accomplished journalist, Shadid had already won two Pulitzer Prizes for his...Show More Summary
Congrats to CNN's chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour, who will receive the Arab American Institute Foundation's first-ever Anthony Shadid Award for Excellence in Journalism. The prize is named after the New York Times journalist who died in Syria last year. Read more...
I've long wanted to know more about what the Iraq war looked like from the side of the insurgents. I actually had hoped one day to write a book about this in collaboration with Anthony Shadid, but he was killed about 13 months ago while...Show More Summary
The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith were among the finalists announced Monday for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards.
The village market is an old tradition in the countryside, a legacy of Bedouin culture, and many towns around Marjayoun had them. Qlayaa's was on Sunday. Monday was Nabatiyeh's. The most famous was Suq al-Khan, on Tuesday, near Kawkaba. Show More Summary
National Book Awards | The Associated Press Anthony Shadid is a finalist in this year’s National Book Awards’ nonfiction category. The New York Times reporter’s memoir “House of Stone” was published shortly after his death from an
The National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the National Book Awards on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" show Wednesday.
Los Angeles Times | The Washington Post Ed Shadid doesn’t know the name of the person who allegedly overheard his cousin, deceased New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid, argue with editors about returning to Syria. And so far he’s… Read more
Politico | Gawker A cousin of the late New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid is claiming that Shadid was unhappy with the arrangements for his trip to Syria, and that Shadid told his wife that if he died on… Read more
Wow. Anthony Shadid, the Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times reporter who died in Syria this year, had heated arguments with his editors just prior to his final trip into the country, a cousin of Shadid's says, and told his wife that...Show More Summary
Nada Bakri, widow to Anthony Shadid and an NYT correspondent, declines to discuss circumstances of New York Times assignment to Syria on which he died
The award-winning New York Times reporter who died in Syria of an acute asthma attack in February said before he left that, if he died, the Times would be to blame, reports Politico. Anthony Shadid engaged in screaming matches with his editors from Turkey before going to Syria, criticizing the...
Here is an upsetting addendum to the story of Anthony Shadid, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Middle East reporter who died of an asthma attack while on assignment in Syria for the New York Times this winter: A relative of Shadid's has said that, prior to entering Syria, the journalist told the ... More »
Anthony Shadid grew tired of journalism's demand for drama. He wanted to help a shattered Lebanon rebuild
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East By Anthony Shadid, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 336 pages, $26.00 T he story of making a house is one of the great and ancient archetypes of literature. You could sayShow More Summary
Ebony Marshman was so inspired by Anthony Shadid’s work that she painted a portrait of him that was soon discovered by his widow, who requested a copy from the artist. Instead, Marshman will give Nada Bakri the original. Marshman mixed… Read more