Farid Nassif was born in Boston, studied Literature at Bennington College in Vermont and is now getting his MA in English at Brooklyn College. He regularly reads from his profane yet compelling book, "Civilized Man" at Cornelia St. Cafe, Sycamore Bar, Freddie's, and numerous literary salons. He has also performed original works in countless venues in Boston and Los Angeles. His book is accessible on amazon.com and bn.com. Farid is now working on a second book while dedicating his days to the Human Rights Foundation.