Presented in an attractive gift book format and commemorating the
seventy-fifth anniversary of the passing of Kahlil Gibran, The
Essential Gibran is a volume of selected passages representative of
Gibran's style and thought.
Suheil Bushrui is internationally recognized as the foremost authority on Kahlil Gibran, and has widely published on him in Arabic and in English. In 1983 he was appointed by the President of the Republic of Lebanon as a co-ordinator of the Presidential Committee commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of Gibran's birth. He is currently Professor and Director of the University of Maryland Kahlil Gibran Research and Studies Project at the Center for Heritage Resource Studies.