Reviews of The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit

The New York Times
Sunday, August 12, 2007
by Alana Newhouse

"Lagnado is equally adept at maintaining suspense, particularly as the skies begin to darken for Egypt’s Jews after Gamal Abdel Nasser’s rise to power."

The New York Times
Friday, August 10, 2007
by Michiko Kakutani

“The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit” in this stunning memoir...[w]riting in crystalline yet melodious prose, Ms. Lagnado gives us an indelible gallery of family portraits..."

The New Yorker
Monday, August 6, 2007

"This memoir of an Egyptian Jewish family’s gradual ruin is told without melodrama by its youngest survivor..."


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