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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

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Robbins lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emily Robbins has lived and worked across the Middle East and North Africa. From 2007 to 2008, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Syria, where she studied religion and language with a women's mosque movement and lived with the family of a leading intellectual. In 2016 she received a second Fulbright, to study in Jordan. She currently resides in Oslo, Norway.


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Awards

-- """A Word for Love""" *7 Books You Need to Read in January, InStyle.com, 2017 *15 New Authors You’re Going To Be Obsessed With, Bustle *January VOGUEnotices Pick, Vogue UK, 2017 *12 New Books for Winter 2017, BookRiot *Starred Review, Booklist *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019