The Return

By Hisham Matar Around the World: Libya   In this moving memoir, Hisham Matar describes his journey to try to find out what happened to his father, a political activist who is presumed dead. We see the roots of injustice taking hold of his home country of Libya during his childhood. We see his teenage … Continue reading The Return


We Need New Names

by No Violet Bulawayo Around the world: Zimbabwe   Darling lives in a shanty called Paradise. She spend her days roaming the streets with her her friends, stealing guavas from the rich suburbs, making up games, and dreaming of her wonderful future life with her Aunt in America. She and her friends are bemused by … Continue reading We Need New Names