A Map of Home has won the Arab American Book Award for best fiction of 2008. Woo hoo! The ceremony will take place in November at the Natioanl Arab American Museum in Dearborn. Other winners include Naomi Shihab Nye and Suheir Hammad. We’re gonna party!
Also, my german book tour is shaping up for September to coincide with the German edition of the novel. I’ll post details soon.