Sisters in War

A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq

In this compelling new book, Iraq correspondent Christina Asquith offers a intimate portrait of life in a war zone from the rare perspective of women. Read more...

Christina Asquith is an award-winning journalist who has reported on the Iraq War for the New York Times, The Economist, and The Guardian. Read more...

An elegant narrative... Deftly chronicled by Asquith, who spent two years in Baghdad reporting from the front lines, this informative narrative offers readers a seldom heard female perspective into the everyday lives, struggles, disappointments and triumphs of four women during this chaotic and dangerous time.
– Publishers Weekly

Asquith is a fine writer and, clearly, a very brave reporter. She has filled in several crucial pieces of the Iraq puzzle, and done it beautifully.
– Sebastian Junger, author of “The Perfect Storm”

Christina Asquith has written a brilliant book, extraordinary in concept and execution, the most intimate and moving portrait I have read of the early American disaster in Iraq.
– Mark Bowden, author of “Black Hawk Down”
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