Aydin, set in a newly reunified Berlin, is the story of a young Muslim who is at odds with his religious parents, obsessed with an alluring yet vulnerable woman, and entangled in the underground world
Naguib Mahfouz is arguably one of the writers that shaped contemporary Egyptian literature as we know it today. Till date, he is the first and only Arab writer to have won the Nobel Prize for
Never judge a book by its cover - the saying goes - though I did just that. I was browsing my local discounted book store when my eye caught a beautiful illustration of a cat.
Every reader is constantly on the hunt for ‘one more’ book that will provide the best experience- that “bookish high”. However, there is a common feature in every written work, including this one, that when
Rajia Hassib tells the stories of two Egyptian sisters; Rose and Gameela Gubran. The book opens with Rose returning to Egypt from her new home in NYC in the wake of her sister Gameela’s death.
As we talk about Dr. Sairish Hussain’s debut novel ‘The Family Tree’, we learn how much of the themes of the book are woven into issues and experiences that are at the heart of Sairish
We experience the life of the protagonist, Roya, from the age of 17 in 1953 to her mid 70s in 2013 in New England, Massachusetts. Roya’s life begins in a traditional home of Tehran, where
On 13 June 2020, Reni Eddo-Lodge became the first Black British author to take the overall number one spot in the UK’s official book charts with her her book Why I’m No Longer Talking to
Ramadan Mubarak! Whilst we are all spending this month very differently to how we usually would, I hope you’re all continuing to experience, and take advantage of, the countless blessings that still reside within it.
The world is hardly the most relaxing place right now so, as ever, I find myself turning to books as a means of distraction as well as a means of seeking knowledge and positively engaging