Beasts Of No Nation

Speak No Evil

Author: Uzodinma Iweala

Set in an unnamed African country, ‘Beasts of No Nation’ tells the story of Agu, a village boy who becomes embroiled in war…..Read More

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Speak No Evil

Don’t say a word. . . . Just scream.The murder of eighteen-year-old Angie Vance was exceptionally vile–her mouth was sealed with glue, an obscenity was scrawled across her skin, and… Continue Reading Posted in: Policewomen, Rape, Sheriffs

The Inheritance of Loss

In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai,… Continue Reading Posted in: American Literature, Contemporary Literature & Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Judges Retirement, Psychological Fiction

Brick Lane

Still in her teenage years, Nazneen finds herself in an arranged marriage with a disappointed man who is twenty years older. Away from the mud and heat of her Bangladeshi… Continue Reading Posted in: Bangladeshis, Fiction, Sisters

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

The only English translation authorized by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn First published in the Soviet journal Novy Mir in 1962, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich stands as a classic… Continue Reading Posted in: 1918 2008, Aleksandr Isaevich, Communism, Literature, Reference, Russian Literature, Solzhenit︠S︡Yn

A Long Way Gone

A first-person account, told by a 25-year-old veteran of the Sierra Leone conflict, this title is a heartbreaking, honest and important memoir about the horrors of war and the lost… Continue Reading Posted in: American Civil War Biographies, Biography, Historical African Biographies, Military Participation Juvenile, Personal Narratives

Dear Edward

One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall… Continue Reading Posted in: Dramas & Plays, Orphans

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