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Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

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Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment Ancestral norms clash with the freedoms of a new generation in the powerful new book Pomegranate, from award-winning author Weam Namou. Pomegranate shares the story of Niran, a Muslim woman coming of age in Detroit after emigrating from Iraq. Moving from war-torn Iraq to the U.S. was…

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Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others

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Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others

Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others In her first new novel since The Perfect Nanny launched her onto the world stage, Leila Slimani draws on her own family’s inspiring story for the first volume in a planned trilogy about race, resilience, and women’s empowerment. In the Country of Others(Penguin Books; On Sale: August 10,…

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African Author Mohammad Elsanour releases new novel “I Can’t breathe”

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African Author Mohammad Elsanour releases new novel “I Can’t breathe”

African Author Mohammad Elsanour releases new novel “I Can’t breathe” African Author Mohammad Elsanour & his novel “I Can’t breathe” and how to spread the peace all over the world. By Rania Salem Author & Novelist Mohammad Elsanour published his new novel Placebo after the success he had witnessed in his previous novel, Louise Membership…

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Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me”

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Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me”

Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me” Memories of a Childhood in Syria and Lebanon By Elia Zughaib, Illustrated by Helen Zughaib In a world driven by power, money, and the pursuit of personal success, Helen and her father Elia have given us a glimpse of an intact society stretched to the limit, yet…

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New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

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New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement Refugees who have fled famine and violence and resettled in the US too often are isolated, disconnected, living in despair. They typically have housing, food, clothing. Yet they miss the large inter-connected families, the all-embracing social fabric of their previous homes. They yearn…

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Dancing to the Darkest Light: Turning Tragedy Into Something Positive To Enrich The Lives Of Other

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Dancing to the Darkest Light: Turning Tragedy Into Something Positive To Enrich The Lives Of Other

Dancing to the Darkest Light: Turning Tragedy Into Something Positive To Enrich The Lives Of Other Arriving in New York after fleeing the terror of the Islamic revolution in Iran, Soheila Adelipour and her family believed the worst was behind them. Life was great for a while; the kids went to college, worked hard and…

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