The Invisible Hero: A Conversation Between Zoë Ferraris and David Corbett

Mulholland Books

The Big Idea: Zoë Ferraris

John Scalzi's

Uncovering Life Behind the Burqa

Christian Science Monitor

Author Conversations: Bestselling Mystery Writer Zoë Ferraris

Thor News: Supplier of Norwegian Culture

And here is one of the only video interviews I've ever done. I was pressured into it by my Danish editor, who is now my husband, which hopefully explains that. The interview is in English, because Danes can do that.

Interview med Zoë Ferraris


Book Notes: A Musical Playlist for City of Veils

LargeHearted Boy

things I recommend


How to Be a Writer: 10 Tips from Rebecca Solnit

A type of article I normally detest, this one felt fresh and honest and inspirational.

saudi arabia

Blue Abaya

Susie's Adventures in Arabia

20 Blogs from Saudi Arabia You Should Be Reading 

Two of the best English-language bloggers about Saudi Arabia, plus a list of recommendations

A Mystery Novel Gives Insight into the Ban on Men Working in Saudi Arabia's Lingerie Stores (Slate)

reading group guides

Finding Nouf

Kingdom of Strangers

Buy The Books

Of course you can go anywhere, but I like to send people to my very favorite bookstore, Green Apple Books in San Francisco. I've been in love with that place since I first arrived in the city in 1982. It's a big part of why I became a writer in the first place, and I still go there weekly to see what's on the shelves.