Poetry

Headscarves, Diamond Rings, and the Schizophrenia of /Ayza Atgowaz/ in English

In a way, the cover of the English translation of Ghada Abdel Aal’s عايزة أتجوز is completely appropriate. It looks like a Sophie Kinsella cover, and the font—to me—screams “fun!” “chick-lit!” “no straining required!”

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