Last Days in Babylon: The Exile of Iraq's Jews, the Story of My Family
The Exile of Iraq's Jews, the Story of My Family
Draws on the experiences of the author's own family to chronicle the odyssey and ultimate exile of Jewish Iraqis, documenting how Jewish citizens in Baghdad deteriorated from the region's largest and most prosperous ethnic group to a band of a few dozen survivors under the oppression of a hostile Iraqi government. By the author of Rocket Dreams. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Marina Benjamin has worked as a journalist for fifteen years. She was arts editor of the
New Statesman and deputy arts editor at the
London Evening Standard, and she has written columns for the
Daily Express and for
Scotland on Sunday. Her last book,
Rocket Dreams, was shortlisted for the Eugene Emme Literature Award. Marina lives in London with her husband and daughter.