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Sandra Mackey

Sandra Mackey is a veteran journalist who has written many books on the Middle East, including The Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein, The Saudis, and The Iranians. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Books by Sandra Mackey

  1. Book CoverLebanon: A House Divided


    With a new introduction by the author, a seminal study of Lebanon’s past, present, and future.More

  2. Book CoverMirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict


    "A vivid picture of the crushing difficulties faced by every Arab government."--Kirkus ReviewsMore

  3. Book CoverThe Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein


    Saddam Hussein is high on America's enemies list—but does an Iraq without him hold the seeds of the next Yugoslavia?More

  4. Book CoverThe Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom

    Updated Edition

    "A rare first-hand glimpse into the hidden realm of Saudi social and public life."—The New York TimesMore