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Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon is a Scottish politician who is currently serving as the fifth First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party since November 2014. She is the first woman to hold either position.
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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World
by Elif Shafak (Oct 12, 2020)
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Shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize Named a Best Book of the Year by Bookpage, NPR, Washington Post, and The EconomistA moving novel on the power of friendship in our darkest times, from internationally renowned writer and speaker Elif Shafak.In the pulsating moments after she has been murdered and left in a dumpster outside Istanbul, Tequila Lei...
Celestial Bodies
by Jokha Alharthi (Dec 31, 2017)
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Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and the...
Purple Hibiscus
A Novel
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Apr 16, 2012)
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Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in a beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Alt...
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