Congratulations

Congratulations

The Libyan Embassy in Washington DC, congratulates the distinguished Libyan writer Mr. Hisham Matar for winning the prestigious Pulitzer Prize 2017 for his book “The Return” in the category of Biography Books. The novel tells the story of Mr. Matar’s return to Libya after 22 years to investigate the disappearance of his father who was   a prominent critic of the Qaddafi’s government.

The Pulitzer Prize is one of the most esteemed international awards that grants prizes in Journalism, Literature and musical achievements since 1917 in New York City. The Return novel has won many international awards including Pen Award in New York and French best Foreign book prize “The Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger “

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