Song of a Captive Bird Review

Escaping Captivities: A Review of SONG OF A CAPTIVE BIRD by Jasmin Darznik

Jasmin Darznik’s latest book is a novel based on the life and work of Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad. Darznik’s first book, entitled The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life, was a New York Times bestseller. With her current work, Darznik tries her hand at recreating the life of Iran’s most provocative poet Read More

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12 Must-Read Fiction Books by Women – 2018

It’s a new year and that means a whole new host of books to read. And 2018 has no shortage of amazing new books that I can’t wait to get my hands on! Now I must admit that there are many titles left over from the last year (or two, or three…) that I just Read More

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What I’m Reading – 29 Dec 2017

Books The Power by Naomi Alderman Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Devotion by Patti Smith Articles Iran and Saudis’ Latest Power Struggle: Expanding Rights for Women by Anne Barnard and Thomas Erdbrink in The NY Times Reviving Palestinian non-violent resistance by Chloé Demoulin in Equal Times Milo Yiannopoulos’ Editor’s Notes are Absurd, Hilarious (and Depressing) Proof Read More