Rory McCarthy was born in London in 1971. He read history at Cambridge University and has worked for many years as a foreign correspondent for The Guardian.
There are many books about Iraq, but few that explore the thoughts and actions of the Iraqi people as they deal with occupation. As correspondent for the Guardian Rory McCarthy spent two and a half years on the ground. His brilliantly compelling, insightful book focuses on the lives of a group of Iraqis in order to retell the story from their point of view.Buy now