New Book: Beirut – New York

This is the story of how my upcoming book “Beirut – New York” came to be.

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From Beirut to New York

Last summer, I took a vacation and traveled from Beirut to New York City. While the trip provided a much needed time out, the blow of coming back to everyday life in Beirut weighed on me.

My post-vacation blues got me wondering what makes certain cities more desirable than others.

Unexpectedly, I started noticing similarities between these highly incompatible cities: Beirut and New York City.

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