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by Michelle Anne Schingler

In JJ Amaworo Wilson’s vibrant novel "Nazaré", a tyrannical regime meets its match in a compassionate teenager who seems to command the waves. For four generations, the vicious men of the Matanza family have ruled Balaal, sowing fear... Read More

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This Is Not Your Country

by Kristen Rabe

The poignant, masterful short stories in Amin Ahmad’s "This Is Not Your Country" describe the experiences of Indian immigrants struggling to find meaning and fulfillment in America. These powerful stories capture both the hard-won... Read More

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by Rebecca Foster

"Baobab" is photographer Beth Moon’s tribute to the magnificent, threatened trees upon which cultures and ecosystems depend. When word came of a sacred baobab falling in Madagascar, Moon set aside several weeks to capture the trees’... Read More

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Somebody Loves You

by Rebecca Foster

In poet Mona Arshi’s debut novel "Somebody Loves You", Ruby, who was born to Indian parents in England, stopped talking at school. She goes to see various therapists. Her older sister, Rania, is artistic but morbid. The girls’ mother... Read More

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