“We are a people who tell stories, Layla. You will now have your own story to tell."With this premise, Secrets Of the Olive Tree engages the reader in a novel that will tug at every human emotion an
Alykhan Boolani highlights how “Terrified Immigrant Syndrome” can be an even more intense phenomenon in smaller Islamic sects, and how the ever present specter of community involvement stifles pro
In the book's introduction, Dr. Hamouda writes, "My mother's tales about her house in Old Jerusalem have always been an integral part of my life. She never told me fairy tales, or any kind of tales.
Defined as the region of land between India to the west, China to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the east, Southeast Asia today comprises 10 countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia
Surrounded by the story of second-generation cultural upheaval among the kids of immigrant parents in the U.K., the central character Musa, a 20 something son of Pakistani immigrants is a delightful a
A quick read over the references shows that Mir has a vested and long relationship with the subject matter, and with this experience, comes the important finding that women will create unique, multidi
The book is predominantly set in Johannesburg, South Africa with a small part of the book set in Mauritius. On the front cover, the book is described as tactile Why? Because this novel tackles the sen
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