Join MENAWA’s virtual book club to discuss Hoda Barakat’s Voices of the Lost (tr. Marilyn Booth) on December 15, 5 pm UK time. Email menawapocoreads@gmail.com to join.Continue Reading

Because I resist this idea of “summer reading,” I thought I’d choose a summer reading challenge book that is quiet, thoughtful, and cannot easily be taken to the beach (where one reads with an eye to make sure the youngest doesn’t drown) or on a plane (where one reads with an eye toward the person sneezing beside her).Continue Reading