This book was born out of an attempt to imagine how her mother’s life would’ve turned out had she not been married and had kids at a tender age.
One of the most important aspects of history and what we’ve come to know of it has been shaped by those in power. From human zoos, slavery and exploitation at the hands of white supremacists, our realities are now blurred. This superiority one has about the color of our skin is propagated by well-to-do scientists […]
In Maybe You Should Talk To Someone, I found my innermost thoughts, buried up until now, resurface and paraded out in the open. The vulnerability of peeling one’s own self in front of a stranger, to have them gently poke through the litany of feelings and to understand that they’re valid and worthy of existing encompass […]
A Burning, as the name itself, burns with a fire so strong, one continues to feel its warmth long after it’s been doused.
When psychiatrist, Nawal El Sadwai, visits Qanatir prison in Egypt while conducting research into the neurosis of Egyptian women, she hears about Firdaus, a prisoner who is unlike any other inmates.
Sairish Hussain’s riveting debut novel is an emotional tale of a family reeling from unexplainable loss and the circumstances affecting them.
NY Times journalists broke the burgeoning Harvey Weinstein story, ending his career, and opening floodgates for change.
A south-korean woman’s plight seems to mirror that of several women all across the world.
There is gentleness in Zeba’s intimate story; the fragile relationship with her mother, the silences lingering between them, the possessive nature only a child can have for a parent, the way Zeba would want to know her mother’s movement, watching her like a hawk. Zeba grew up in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia but both her parents […]
One man’s escape from the hermit kingdom, North Korea