Elif Shafak – Three daughters of Eve

I must admit that after reading Elif Shafak's "The forty rules of love", I became skeptical about her writing. You might wonder, how is that even possible given that her book received so much praise along a cheerful audience of its own? I am not sure that I am able to put it into words …

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My summer 2019 reading list

ENGLISH - Fiction: Normal people by Sally RooneyWhat I look forward to: discovering the power dynamics uncovered by the author within simple but fascinating relationships The tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather MorrisWhat I look forward to: exploring the true story of unbreakable hope and courage based on survivors' account of the Holocaust A place for …

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We should all be feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi

An impressively original tribute to Feminism. The author is known for her amazing TED TALK on Feminism in which she gives an account of her activism based on her own inspiring story. Her book is a continuity of her speech for which the delicacy of her carefully crafted words depict the cultural and ethnical identity …

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How to find love in a bookshop – Veronica Henry

A book about books! What else? I absolutely loved it. I was able to feel throughout every single page that Veronica Henry is an undoubtedly passionate bookworm who knows how to capture the magic of reading as she came up with a very moving narrative set in a little village called Peasebrook. The story is …

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A war of words: Language and Conflict in the Middle East

This book is perhaps the most interesting book I have ever read for it introduced unconventional aspects of conflict that I did not know about. This book written by Yasir Suleiman explores Middle Eastern conflicts through the aspect of language, explaining how the use of certain words/expressions combined with their cultural symbolism fueled the intensity …

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