Tuesday 19 March 2024

12:30

Hala Gorani

But You Don't Look Arab: And Other Tales of Unbelonging

Hala weaves stories from her time as a globe-trotting anchor and correspondent travelling to some of the most dangerous places in the world, with her own lifelong search for identity as the daughter of Syrian immigrants.

Hala Gorani
Anchor and Correspondent

Hala is one of the best-known international news anchors on television today, with over 20 years’ experience as a journalist on CNN and her own show, Hala Gorani Tonight. She has reported from every country in the Middle East, and has won three Emmy awards for her reporting on stories from the region. Hala was born in Seattle, raised in France, and split her time between London and CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta during her anchoring career.

"Full of vivid firsthand accounts of some of the definitive stories of our time, and probing questions about how identity informs our telling and understanding of them. Gorani writes with grace, compassion, humor, and absolute sincerity--a rare combination in broadcast journalism. A gem of a book."

Clarissa Ward, chief international correspondent, CNN
Hala Gorani

Anchor and Correspondent

Hala is one of the best-known international news anchors on television today, with over 20 years’ experience as a journalist on CNN and her own show, Hala Gorani Tonight. She has reported from every country in the Middle East, and has won three Emmy awards for her reporting on stories from the region. Hala was born in Seattle, raised in France, and split her time between London and CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta during her anchoring career.

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