André Aciman

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2004

Wednesday, 3 March 2004
Out of Egypt (1994) is André Aciman's richly coloured memoir chronicling the exploits of his flamboyant Jewish family from their bold arrival in Alexandria in 1905 to their defeated exodus three generations later. Farewell, Babylon (1980) is Naïm Kattan's acclaimed narrative of his childhood in Baghdad in the 1930s and 1940s.
 

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