Nikolaos van Dam

The author of seven books and numerous articles and book reviews, Nikolaos van Dam is a former Ambassador of the Netherlands in Baghdad, Cairo, Ankara, Berlin, and Jakarta.

  •    May 2012
    Combining memoir, history, and political analysis, Nikolaos van Dam’s recommended books both bring to life the day-to-day struggles of a single family and provide broader insight into Syria today. Fragments of Memory Hanna Mina  A fascinating memoir by one of Syria’s best-known authors. In Fragments of Memory (2004), Hanna Mina describes the hardly imaginable...