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TODAY: Cover to Cover with author Souad Mekhennet

WACA will host a conference call with author and journalist  Souad Mekhennet  to discuss,  I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad  on the day of the book's release.

See recent coverage on Mekhennet's book launch in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and on CBS This Morning.

Join this Cover to Cover conversation at 2:00-2:30 PM ET.

Souad Mekhennet is a correspondent for The Washington Post national security desk and previously worked for The New York Times. She is a fellow at Johns Hopkins SAIS, Harvard University, and the New America Foundation. Mekhennet has covered war zones, terrorist attacks, and the "war on terror", including renditions and human rights abuses. Mekhennet's background has given her unique access to some of the world's most wanted men, who generally refuse to speak to Western journalists. (Full bio.)

Tuesday, July 18, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET
July's Cover to Cover  will feature Lisa Palmer on her new book, Hot, Hungry Planet.

Palmer is a freelance writer whose focus is on the environment, energy, science, and business sustainability. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Slate Magazine, Scientific American, and more. ( Full bio .) 

Coming Up on Cover to Cover: 
August: James Kirchik, author of  The End of Europe  
September:  Richard McGregor, author of  Asia's Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power 

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