Tag Archives: immigration

Refuge by Dina Nayeri

My Review:   In the late 1980s, Niloo, then 8 years old, left Iran with her mother and brother, thinking her dentist father would meet up with them soon after.   As it turned out, this daddy’s girl only saw … Continue reading

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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

My Review: Loved Behold the Dreamers, this debut novel by Imbolo Mbue!  Jende and Neni, from Cameroon, are striving to achieve the American Dream. They have an apartment in Harlem, Jende is working hard as a cab driver, and Neni is studying … Continue reading

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Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

As stated in Goodreads: In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy … Continue reading

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Nasty Women

According to Madeline Berg, Forbes staff: When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman”, he didn’t mean it as a compliment. But subsequently, many women have been embracing the term – if Clinton is nasty, well they want to … Continue reading

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