Posts Tagged: Guantanamo Diary

Nothing Foreign about It: Talking with Omar El Akkad

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Omar El Akkad discusses his debut novel American War, suicide terrorism, fossil fuels, and blankets.

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Memoir by Guantanamo Prisoner Published

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After partial redaction and six years of legal battles, Guantanamo Diary is now the first-ever published book by a current Guantanamo detainee. Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been imprisoned there since 2002, and his memoir details his thirteen years of confinement and torture. The Guardian has excerpts and a moving short documentary about Slahi and the […]

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