Sea and Fog
Sea and Fog
Lyric Essays


Etel Adnan


Etel Adnan, a Lebanese American poet, painter, and essayist, lives in Paris, Beirut, and the San Franciso Bay Area. Among her books, the novel Sitt Marie Rose is considered a classic of Middle Eastern Literature. She has been powerful voice for compassion and empowerment in feminist and antiwar movements.

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In the Heart of the Heart of Another Country
Etel Adnan
A mosaic of lyrical vignettes, at once deeply personal and political, set against the turbulent backdrop of Arab/Western relations. Adnan writes, "Contrary to what is usually believed, it is not general ideas and grandiose unfolding of great events...