Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • RSS
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
Home » Libya » Joint Communique on Libya

After the historic and glorious revolution on February 17th 2011, an unprecedented international attention and interest was shown in the level of books published in English during the Libyan Revolution. Below are just some of the books published about this extraordinary moment in time;

The Libyan Revolution: Diary of Qaddafi’s Newsgirl in London

Written by British journalist, writer and researcher Karen Debrowska and has been reporting on Islamic and Middle Eastern issues for twenty years. Her books include Iraq: Then and Now and Bahrain briefing.

Exit Gaddafi: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution

Author Ethan Chorin was U.S. Economic/Commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004-2006. He has continued to work on Libyan issues as business developer for a multinational company based in Dubai and as co-founder of the Avicenna Group, an NGO helping to build a trauma center in Benghazi.

– Arab Spring, Libyan Winter

Vijay Prashad is the George and Martha Kellner Chair of South Asian History, and professor & director of international studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut (USA). He is the author and editor of over a dozen books, including Karma of Brown Folk and, most recently, The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World.


Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor, and the author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution, a critically acclaimed account of the fall of Colonel Gaddafi. She also covered the “Arab Spring” from Egypt and Bahrain. Her reports from Africa, the Middle East and Russia have earned her several awards including two from the Royal Television Society amongst  others.


– Colonel Gaddafi’s Hat

-Written by journalist Alex Crawford a Sky News correspondent, she is the only journalist to have won the Royal Television Society’s Journalist of the Year Award three times. She has also won an Emmy, two Golden Nymphs, the Bayeux War Correspondents Award, and the prestigious James Cameron Award, being cited by the judges for her ‘work as a journalist that combined moral vision and professional integrity’. She was awarded the OBE for Services to Broadcast Journalism in the 2012 New Year’s Honours List.


– Tripoli Witness

Written by BBC correspondent in Tripoli, Rana Jawad, of British-Lebanese nationality. She is married to a Benghazi and resident in Tripoli where she has been reporting for the BBC for seven years.

– Libya: From Colony to Revolution

Ronald Bruce St John served on the Advisory Board of The Journal of Libyan Studies and The Atlantic Working Group on Libya. He is the author of numerous books on Libya, including Libya and the United States: Two Centuries of Strife and Qadaffi’s World Design: Libyan Forreign Policy, 1969 – 1987.

– Libya-The Rise and Fall of Qaddfi

Alison Pargeter is an analyst and writer specialising in North Africa and the Middle East. She has held academic positions at the University of Cambridge and Kings College, London, and is a senior associate at Menas Associates, an international research consultancy. She is the author of The New Frontiers of Jihad: Radical Islam in Europe and The Muslim Brotherhood: The Burden of Tradition.

– Libya: the History of Gaddafi’s Pariah State

John Oakes served in the RAF before becoming a teacher. He lived and worked in Libya for eight years before the 1969 coup and has kept in touch with events there ever since. He is the author of Kitchener’s Lost Boys and lives near Reading.

Categories: News, Press

You must be logged in to post a comment.