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Adam Valen Levinson

Adam Valen Levinson is a journalist and travel writer whose work focuses on human stories in conflict areas. His work has appeared in numerous outlets, including VICE, the Paris Review, Al Jazeera, and Haaretz. He is an affiliate of the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., and a fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University, studying humor as a key to cultural understanding.

Books by Adam Valen Levinson

  1. Book CoverThe Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East


    Chronically questioning, funny, and bold, a young American explores the majority-Muslim lands that scare him most.More