Articles tagged diaspora

Nadifa Mohamed: Writing the Lives of Somalia’s Women

The complex psychology of pre-war Somalia, and the endurance of its women, is vividly portrayed in The Orchard of Lost Souls.

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Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

Strangers in a strange land has been the universal theme of the Jewish story. Roger Cohen's 'A Girl from Human Street' provides an emotional account of his family's diasporic journey.

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‘The Magic of Saida’ Takes Us Inside the Mind of the Double Immigrant

M.G. Vassanji’s style is neither stream of conscious nor a collection of terse and pithy statements; rather this book is more like a well-woven collection of narratives that are all connected through one person.

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Leaving India by Minal Hajratwala

“Each time we move, we must leave something of ourselves behind; perhaps then the map of a Diaspora consists, like a constellation, mainly of gaps.”

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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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