Isabella Hammad

Honoree, 2019 5 Under 35

Isabella Hammad was born in London. She won the 2018 Plimpton Prize for Fiction, and a 2019 O. Henry Prize. The Parisian is her first novel.
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The Parisian

ISBN 9780802129437 Grove Press / Grove Atlantic

A masterful debut novel by Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad, The Parisian illuminates a pivotal period of Palestinian history through the journey and romances of one young man, from his studies in France during World War I to his return to Palestine at the dawn of its battle for independence. More about this book >

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Isabella Hammad

Isabella Hammad was born in London. She won the 2018 Plimpton Prize for Fiction, and a 2019 O. Henry Prize. The Parisian is her first novel.

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