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The following is an excerpt from the book Headscarves and Hymens (XXX) by the Egyptian-American feminist Mona Eltahawy. She will be at the Ottawa Writers Festival on April 25 at 2 p.m. 834 more words
In Sidi Bou Said, outside Tunis, a restaurant that must resemble heaven, considering the
grumpy service and tourist prices views.
next to a gaggle of children blowing bubbles and making faces, i enjoyed a strong, capable, robust mint tea topped with earthy pine nuts and a few aromatic leaves. 87 more words
In late 2005, I would arrive at the office early and catch up on the latest news of sectarian violence in Iraq. It made for gruesome reading—bodies discovered in vacant houses, tied to chairs with clear evidence of torture. 489 more words