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Day 16: Ismat Chughtai

I first read Ismat Chughtai’s highly acclaimed and highly controversial “Lihaaf” as a teenager, relatively ignorant of the intricacies of gender and sexuality. I read it again several years later when I was not quite so innocent, or perhaps, ignorant, anymore. 314 more words

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Traveling With Pomegranates

I was browsing through my library’s selection of ebooks, looking for travel memoirs in particular, when I came across Traveling with Pomegranates, by Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter Ann Monk Kidd. 626 more words


Review: A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State

A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State, by Meredith Tax

MY RATING: 5/5 Stars

FTC NOTICE: Free Review Copy from Library Thing Early Reviewers Program (in exchange for an honest review) 497 more words

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Day 8: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

You know the story that we sell to young girls where the prince gets on his knee and whips out a ring, and then you start crying in gratitude?

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Author Interview - Sédrie Danielle

Author Spotlight

Sédrie Danielle

Today, I welcome Sédrie Danielle to the Desu Beast Blog. Sédrie is an Urban Fantasy author with an interesting series of tales and an upcoming novel. 772 more words


That’s what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or could, exist and you want to go there.

Anne McCaffrey


Author Interview - Mary R. Woldering

Author Spotlight

Mary R. Woldering

Thank you for taking the time to sit down and talk with me tonight, Ms. Woldering. I have a few questions so we can learn more about you and your current and future works. 2,186 more words