Amanda Roraback is
the author of the “World in a Nutshell” book series that
includes “Afghanistan in a Nutshell,” “Iraq in a
Nutshell,” (both LA Times Bestsellers), “Islam in a
Nutshell,” and “Pakistan in a Nutshell.” Her latest
book “Israel/Palestine in a Nutshell” was released in
Amanda has received
a Bachelors and Masters degree in history and completed
three years of work towards a PhD. degree in Soviet
history at UCLA.
semesters, Amanda traveled to a number of countries
including China and Lithuania, where she taught courses
in American history, worked for the new American Embassy
and hosted her own radio show. She has also visited
Cuba, Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Israel, Europe and Iran
among other places.