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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Caro, Katherine Boo and the late Anthony Shadid are among the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle prize. Boo already won the National Book Award for her nonfiction account of a Mumbai community, Beyond...Show More Summary
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.
By Merryn Johnson A gathering at the Frontline Club was held in remembrance for Anthony Shadid, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, who died in February this year while crossing the border out of Syria. The room was filled with family, friends and...
When a writer writes about a house, he doesn’t just write about a house. A house, along with its stone and mortar, embodies how its builder assesses himself, how he wants others to perceive him, and how well he actually stands. It’s the erection of an ideal, and the resulting scars as it is put [...]
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
Ed Shadid, the cousin of dead New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid, caused a stir over the weekend when he claimed in a speech that Anthony pre-emptively blamed the Times for his death in Syria, telling his wife: "If anything...Show More Summary
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
By Lorraine Ali Late New York Times journalist Anthony Shadid writes about insights gained rebuilding the war-ravaged home of his great grandfather in Lebanon in 'House of Stone.'