Nadifa Mohamed: Writing the Lives of Somalia's Women

Nadifa Mohamed: Writing the Lives of Somalia's Women

By Hans Rollman

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It was going to be a powerhouse alternative to the World Wrestling Federation, but through mismanagement and unforeseen rivalries, Reynolds' book follows the league from its inception to its final tap-out....

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The Struggle for Literacy, the Need for Booze, the Bay Area Book Festival

// Re:Print

"As the Bay Area Rapid Transit escalator carried me upward, toward the first annual Bay Area Book Festival (6th and 7th, June), I repeated my new mantra. I would buy no books.

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