Hisham Matar wins Pulitzer Prize for memoir of return to Libya

Libya Herald
April 11, 2017

Libyan author Hisham Matar was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in biography for The Return, a memoir about his lifelong search to find his father, who was kidnapped by Qaddafi secret security and sent to the notorious Abu Salim prison. He is the first Libyan to receive the honor.