Tangerine – Christine Mangan

This book is only the second psychological thriller I ever read! Yet I really really liked it. Perhaps it is the charm of a vibrant and familiar setting in Tangier; or the brilliant unexpected turnarounds showing the author's mastery of suspense. The story unfolds with the arrival of Alice and her husband in Tangier: an …

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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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