Ramadan Reading Challenge 2015

The Ramadan Challenge is back for a Third year! This challenge has always been incredible for me. It allows me to discover so many talented writers hailing from North Africa.In 2013,  I was very optimistic and challenge myself to read 7 books for the whole month. As you know, I was not on target. You can read... Continue Reading →


Minaret by Leila Aboulela

Author is mostly known for She was the first winner of the Caine prize for African writing Her novel "The Translator" was one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of the Year in 2006 Leila’s works have been translated into twelve languages Her characters offer a very different portrayal of Muslim women as oppose... Continue Reading →

So long a letter by Mariama Ba

Mariama Ba's novel touches on very profound issues that are still relevant to my generation of women. This is a very important read for all feminist.

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