Monthly Archives: August 2017

Where the Streets Had a Name, Randa Abdel-Fattah

Every political situation has human face: often unseen or unnoticed, expediently pushed aside and ignored. Decisions made by rulers affect voiceless, everyday people who are prevented from determining their own path in life. In Where the Streets Had a Name,  an … Continue reading

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Half Girlfriend, by Chetan Bhagat

Half Girlfriend follows the complicated relationship between Madhav Jha and Riya Somani, who meet at college in Delhi. Madhav is heir of  a faded “royal” family from a poor Indian town where his mother manages and teaches at the local impoverished … Continue reading

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