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Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris

Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris is as much a cultural observation as it is a mystery. Set in Saudi Arabia, the plot revolves around discovering why a prominent Saudi girl, Noud Shwari, engaged to be married disappears, only to be … Continue reading

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Inside the Kingdom: My Life in Saudi Arabia

In this well written, concise autobiography, Carmen Bin Laden goes beyond the usual “ain’t it awful” stories about women’s lives in the Islamic world. With eloquence showing deep reflection, she tells the history of the Kingdom and explains the conditions … Continue reading

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