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Architect Zaha Hadid sues the New York Review of Books
Architect Zaha Hadid sues the New York Review of Books

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid filed suit against the New York Review of Books last week over a book review that she claimed defamed her. It's rare for book reviews and other works of criticism to generate legal action. The suit was filed in New York over a review of the book "Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture" by Rowan Moore that appeared in the NYRB. In the suit, Hadid claimed that reviewer Martin Filler improperly called her reputation into question and falsely implied her indifference to alleged difficult working conditions of migrant workers on large Middle East construction projects, Reuters reports. Hadid has designed the Al Wakrah stadium,...

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