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    Book of the Month – After the Winter

    Book of the Month – After the Winter

    There’s no better novel to read in the middle of winter than one in which gloom transforms itself into an emotional Spring. Guadalupe Nettel’s After the Winter cuts through the fog by splitting her narrative into intimate, alternating perspectives which cross paths as the novel progresses.

    Tinajero Papers

    A Letter to Universe. From an Arab who Lived in Arabian Fights Rather Than Arabian Nights.

    A Letter to Universe. From an Arab who Lived in Arabian Fights Rather Than Arabian Nights.

    ‘A Letter To Universe;’ was written by a Kuwaiti student who is me during my study abroad experience at The University of Arizona, Tucson. This letter was inspired by many unfortunate and loathing comments I got from closeminded instructors and classmates who underestimated me as a person based on judgments and stereotyping mantras that blinded my real value. Arabian Fights, a letter that speaks of humanity rather than race. It is a silent crying call to wave for people who are willing to accept me as a human rather than a race.

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    100% Vetted Books

    Every single book in our space has been co-curated between us and our trusted circle of book lovers: the Dallas literary community and our friends around the globe –writers, readers, publishers or booksellers.

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