Syria is a country often seen through the lens of conflict. Indeed, a decade into the war, the crisis remains a living nightmare for Syrians in and out of the country. Many are craving a break from the constant stream of negative news. Two authors, Rana Haddad and Alfred de Montesquiou, are trying to do just that, albeit it from two very different perspectives. They joined us on Middle East Matters to tell us more.