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Niko longlisted for the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Award
I'm thrilled to report that Niko has made the 2013 IMPAC Dublin Award longlist, alongside 153 other international novels!  You can view the entire longlist here.

Niko to be published in Turkey
Turkish-language rights for Dimitri Nasrallah’s second novel, Niko, have sold to Everest, the Turkish publisher of Rawi Hage, Zadie Smith, and Penelope Lively, among many other renowned English-language authors. Publication of the Turkish edition of Niko is scheduled for Spring of 2014.
Nasrallah on France's Tonino Benacquista in the Toronto Star
In the Toronto Star's books section, I review The Thursday Night Men, the latest novel by French author Tonino Benacquista.



Reviews

Review: The Globe & Mail
February 2005
by Jim Bartley
"The story unfolds conventionally, but with a vivid, highly evocative focus on visual and sensory detail that borders on the obsessive, echoing W. G. Sebald's masterpiece of memory and minutiae, Austerlitz."


Review: Montreal Review of Books
Spring 2005
by Ian McGillis
The immigrant experience is one of the central themes – some might say the central theme – in contemporary fiction. Finding a fresh perspective on it, and a style to match, is no simple matter. Blackbodying, the debut novel by Lebanese Montrealer Dimitri Nasrallah, manages exactly that, among other things.

Review: Popmatters
8 February 2005
By Andrea Belcham
Take a moment to consider the last novel you read. Most likely, your conclusion on whether or not the story "worked” was largely informed by the writer’s ability to sustain a credible world and earn your trust in his or her authoritativeness.