ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

Lamb Two Ways
(The New Yorker, 11/23/2015)


One Family's Christmas Cookies Mix Spice, Spite And Love
(NPR, 4/7/2015)


The Oracle
(Guernica, 6/1/2011)


The Goddess of Flowers
(Washington Post, 7/11/2004)


This Thanksgiving, This Ramadan
(Washington Post, 11/11/2002)


A World of Difference
(Washington Post, 9/6/2002)


On Recognition and Nation
(Washington Post, 9/30/2001)


Writing

Life Without a Recipe

A Memoir

Birds of Paradise

A Novel

Arabian Jazz

A Novel

The Language of Baklava

A Memoir