book reviews

Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad with this Riveting Memoir

In her powerful memoir,  I Was Told To Come Alone, Washington Post reporter Souad Mekhennet takes readers on a remarkable journey beyond the ominous headlines about terrorism, putting a human face on it. As a Muslim woman who was born and educated in Germany, Mekhennet has had to balance both sides of her upbringing—Muslim and Western. This background has given her…

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl continues to get rave reviews

Glowing reviews of Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl have been flooding in, commending Carrie Brownstein on her unique and authentic voice. Here are some that came in recently:     ‘A complex and moving portrait of a coming of age in America’ Guardian   ‘Raw and honest… a funny, sharp, feminist voice’ Times Higher…