Posts Tagged “book”

Unique Collective Peace Corps Memoir Published

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Unique Collective Peace Corps Memoir Published

Unique Collective Peace Corps Memoir Published Randolph W. Hobler has published his collective Peace Corps memoir 101 Arabian Tales: How We All Persevered in Peace Corps Libya. The book is unique in two ways. First, unlike the 1,000-plus Peace Corps individual memoirs published to date, his is a collective memoir. He interviewed 101 of his…

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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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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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Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

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Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East When All Else Fails by author Rayyan Al-Shawaf begins on September 12th, 2001. It is the story of Hunayn, a luckless and lovelorn Iraqi college student living in Orlando, Florida, after having graduated from high school in Beirut. Hunayn’s life is…

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Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel

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Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel

Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel Cosmopolitan writing on travel, food, culture, sex, and politics, from some of Israel’s greatest young writers Part hipster travelogue, part from-the-ground-up look at Israeli politics, Unholy Land offers a kaleidoscope through which the reader will view the country and the region in new light and color. Actor Rana…

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“The Fox Hunt” — Book details Yemeni refugee’s struggle

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“The Fox Hunt” — Book details Yemeni refugee’s struggle

“The Fox Hunt” — Book details Yemeni refugee’s struggle Four strangers. Three faiths. One extraordinary escape to freedom. “The Fox Hunt,” by Mohammed Al Samawi “The Fox Hunt” (William Morrow, April 10, 2018) is a first-person story of a young Muslim man from Yemen who, with the help of a group of largely Jewish activists on…

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