Ahmet Altan, one of Turkey's best-known novelists was locked up in prison, the key thrown away.
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The Guardian calls Mohsin Hamid’s new novel “a hypnotic race fable,” in which “as white people suddenly awake in brown skin, they are forced to confront uncomfortable truths about power and identity.” “One morning Anders, a white man, woke up to find he had turned a deep and undeniable brown.” So begins Mohsin Hamid’s inventive… Continue reading TMR Bookgroup Discusses “The Last White Man” by Mohsin Hamid
When you live in a conservative society, you run the risk of censure. How far should a philosophy professor stick her neck out to make a point? Would you put it all on the line in the pursuit of truth or justice, or whatever informs your intent? An Unlasting Home, by award-winning short story writer Mai Al-Nakib,… Continue reading TMR Bookgroup Discusses Mai Al-Nakib’s “An Unlasting Home” with the author