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Mona Eltahawy is a freelance Egyptian-American journalist, and social commentator based in New York City. She has written essays and op-eds for publications worldwide on Egypt and the Islamic world, including women's issues and Muslim political and social affairs.
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An Arab Melancholia/ Native Agents
by Abdellah Taia (Mar 08, 2012)
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An autobiographical portrait of a gay Arab man, living between cultures, seeking an identity through love and writing.I had to rediscover who I was. And that's why I left the apartment.... And there I was, right in the heart of the Arab world, a world that never tired of making the same mistakes over and over.... I had no more leniency when it came...
Cantoras
A novel
by Carolina De Robertis (Sep 02, 2019)
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From the highly acclaimed, award-winning author of The Gods of Tango, a revolutionary new novel about five wildly different women who, in the midst of the Uruguayan dictatorship, find one another as lovers, friends, and ultimately, family.In 1977 Uruguay, a military government crushed political dissent with ruthless force. In this environment, wher...
Women Talking
by Miriam Toews (Mar 02, 2020)
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National BestsellerWinner of the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for FictionShortlisted for the Governor General's Award for FictionShortlisted for the Reading Women Award This amazing, sad, shocking, but touching novel, based on a real-life event, could be right out of The Handmaid's Tale. --Margaret Atwood, on Twitter"Scorching . . . Wome...
The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor
A Novel (Hoopoe Fiction)
by Rana Haddad (Mar 20, 2018)
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